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fal·low

fallow

 
pronunciation:
fae lo
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition: plowed but not planted with seeds.
The field was left fallow for two years so the soil could recover.
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part of speech: noun
definition: land on a farm that has been plowed but not planted for one or more seasons.
derivation: fallowness (n.)
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