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agrestal Syllabification: a·gres·tal
Pronunciation: /əˈɡrestl/

Definition of agrestal in English:


Growing wild in cultivated fields.
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).


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

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