Definition of agrestic in English:


Line breaks: agres|tic
Pronunciation: /əˈgrɛstɪk


chiefly • literary
  • Relating to the country; rural or rustic.
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    • Paul Shambroom's exploration into systems of power has led him to agrestic town council meetings where local officials don jeans and consume Diet Coke.
    • The statistics clearly show that both urban and agrestic rate of poverty has fallen significantly in the last decade.
    • So he decided to organize the agrestic communities in a peaceful manner.


early 17th century: from Latin agrestis, from ager, agr- 'field' + -ic.

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