Definition of agrestal in English:


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Pronunciation: /əˈgrɛst(ə)l


  • Growing wild in cultivated fields.
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    • 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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