agrestal

[uh-gres-tl]

adjective

of or relating to plants growing wild in fields and uncultivated areas.

Nearby words

  1. agree,
  2. agreeable,
  3. agreeance,
  4. agreed,
  5. agreement,
  6. agrestic,
  7. agri-,
  8. agri-environmental,
  9. agria,
  10. agribiz

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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British Dictionary definitions for agrestal

agrestal

adjective

(of uncultivated plants such as weeds) growing on cultivated land
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