untillable

adjective

un·​till·​able ˌən-ˈti-lə-bəl How to pronounce untillable (audio)
: not able to be tilled
untillable land

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The team meticulously marks, measures, and photographs each crater and depression, all the while brushing off questions from villagers befuddled by the interest in this barren, untillable plot of land. Kathleen Mclaughlin, Science | AAAS, 21 June 2017

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Word History

First Known Use

1714, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of untillable was in 1714

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“Untillable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untillable. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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