Definition of agrestic in English:

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Pronunciation: /əˈɡrɛstɪk/


chiefly literary
Relating to the country; rural or rustic.
Example sentences
  • 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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