un·​till·​able | \ ˌən-ˈti-lə-bəl How to pronounce untillable (audio) \

Definition of untillable

: not able to be tilled untillable land

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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, "This paleontologist races the bulldozers to track down China’s dinosaurs," 21 June 2017

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1714, in the meaning defined above

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“Untillable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untillable. Accessed 24 Sep. 2020.

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