Definition of agrestal in English:

agrestal

Line breaks: agres|tal
Pronunciation: /əˈɡrɛst(ə)l
 
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adjective

Botany
Growing wild in cultivated fields.
More example sentences
  • They analyse for example how marsh beds, pond and agrestal plants develop, they experiment and document the results of the latest research.
  • Plants easily adapt to a multitude of agrestal and ruderal habitats.
  • They are classified as ruderal weeds (= of waste places) and agrestal weeds (= of cultivated lands).

Origin

mid 19th century: from Latin agrestis 'relating to the country' (see agrestic) + -al.

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