battable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See batful.

Adjective[edit]

battable (comparative more battable, superlative most battable)

  1. (obsolete) Capable of cultivation; fertile; productive.
    • 1621, Robert Burton, The Anatomy of Melancholy
      Massinissa made many inward parts of Barbarie and Numidia in Africk (before his time incult and horrid) fruitful and battable by this means.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

battre +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

battable m, f (plural battables)

  1. beatable (able to be beaten)

Derived terms[edit]