Fallow

Adjective

  • (figuratively) Inactive; undeveloped.

    "a fallow period in one's career"

  • (of agricultural land) Ploughed but left unseeded for more than one planting season.
  • Of a pale red or yellow, light brown; dun.

Noun

  • The ploughing or tilling of land, without sowing it for a season.
  • (agriculture, obsolete, countable) An area of fallow land.
  • (agriculture, uncountable) Uncultivated land.
  • (agriculture, uncountable) Ground ploughed and harrowed but left unseeded for one year.

Verb

  • (transitive) To make land fallow for agricultural purposes.

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