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agrestic

[ uh-gres-tik ]
/ əˈgrɛs tɪk /
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adjective
rural; rustic.
unpolished; awkward: agrestic behavior.
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Origin of agrestic

1610–20; <Latin agrest(is) (see agrestal) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for agrestic

agrestic
/ (əˈɡrɛstɪk) /

adjective
rural; rustic
unpolished; uncouth

Word Origin for agrestic

C17: from Latin agrestis, from ager field
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