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agrestal

[uh-gres-tl] /əˈgrɛs tl/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to plants growing wild in fields and uncultivated areas.
Origin
1600-1610
1600-10; < Latin agrest(is) pertaining to fields, rural, rustic (by dissimilation from *agrestris, equivalent to agr-, stem of ager field + -estris adj. suffix) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for agrestal

agrestal

/əˈɡrɛstəl/
adjective
1.
(of uncultivated plants such as weeds) growing on cultivated land
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Contemporary definitions for agrestal
adjective

growing wild in fields

Word Origin

L. agrestis

Usage Note

botany

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