rusticator

rusticate

[ruhs-ti-keyt]
verb (used without object), rusticated, rusticating.
1.
to go to the country.
2.
to stay or sojourn in the country.
verb (used with object), rusticated, rusticating.
3.
to send to or domicile in the country.
4.
to make rustic, as persons or manners.
5.
to finish (a wall surface) so as to produce or suggest rustication.
6.
British. to suspend (a student) from a university as punishment.

Origin:
1650–60; < Latin rūsticātus (past participle of rūsticārī to live in the country), equivalent to rūstic(us) rustic + -ātus -ate1

rusticator, noun
unrusticated, adjective
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rusticate (ˈrʌstɪˌkeɪt)
 
vb
1.  to banish or retire to the country
2.  to make or become rustic in style, behaviour, etc
3.  (tr) architect to finish (an exterior wall) with large blocks of masonry that are separated by deep joints and decorated with a bold, usually textured, design
4.  (Brit) (tr) to send down from university for a specified time as a punishment
 
[C17: from Latin rūsticārī, from rūs the country]
 
rusti'cation
 
n
 
'rusticator
 
n

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