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Language: Old English
Origin: fealg

fallow

adjective
     
Related topics: Agriculture, Soil
fal‧low
1TA fallow land is dug or ploughed but is not used for growing crops:
They let the land lie fallow for a year.
2

fallow period

a time when nothing is done or achieved:
The band went through a fallow period in the late 90s.

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