- of or relating to plants growing wild in fields and uncultivated areas.
Origin of agrestal
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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- (of uncultivated plants such as weeds) growing on cultivated land
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