- (agriculture, uncountable) Ground ploughed and harrowed but left unseeded for one year.
- (agriculture, uncountable) Uncultivated land.
- The ploughing or tilling of land, without sowing it for a season.
- By a complete summer fallow, land is rendered tender and mellow. The fallow gives it a better tilth than can be given by a fallow crop.
- French: jachère
- German: Grünbrache, Kulturbrache, Rotationsbrache
- Italian: maggese
- Portuguese: pousio
- Russian: пар
- Spanish: barbecho, guamil
- (of agricultural land) Ploughed but left unseeded for more than one planting season.
- (of agricultural land) Left unworked and uncropped for some amount of time.
- (figurative) Inactive; undeveloped.
- a fallow period in one's career
fallow (fallows, present participle fallowing; past and past participle fallowed)
- (transitive) To make land fallow for agricultural purposes.
- German: brachlegen
- Italian: maggesare
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