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fallow

fal·low

fallow

 
pronunciation:
fae lo
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: adjective
definition: of farmland, tilled but not planted.
The field was left fallow for two years so the soil could replenish itself.
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: farmland that has been tilled but left unplanted for one or more seasons.
definition 2: the tilling of land that is to be left unplanted.
 
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: fallowed, fallowing, fallows
definition: to make (farmland) fallow.
derivation: fallowness (n.)
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