Origin of adventive
Related formsad·ven·tive·ly, adverb
Examples from the Web for adventive
Euphyllodromia angustata, Sweden (Princis, 1947): Adventive.
Hormetica laevigata, Wales (Sandemann, 1934): Adventive, in pile of banana sacks.
Nyctibora sp., England (Welch, 1935): Adventive, in railway truck that had carried bananas.
Nauphoeta flexivitta, Denmark (Vestergaard, 1958): Adventive.
England (Palmer, 1928): Adventive, captured at railroad station after bananas had been unloaded.