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cultivable

[kuhl-tuh-vuh-buh l] /ˈkʌl tə və bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being cultivated.
Also, cultivatable
[kuhl-tuh-vey-tuh-buh l] /ˈkʌl təˌveɪ tə bəl/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; cultiv(ate) + -able
Related forms
cultivability, noun
cultivably, adverb
noncultivability, noun
noncultivable, adjective
noncultivatable, adjective
uncultivable, adjective
uncultivatable, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cultivatable

cultivable

/ˈkʌltɪvəbəl/
adjective
1.
(of land) capable of being cultivated
Derived Forms
cultivability, noun
Word Origin
C17: from French, from Old French cultiver to cultivate
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