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Definition of Agrestal
1. growing wild [adj]
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Literary usage of Agrestal
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1. The Flora of Berkshire: Being a Topographical and Historical Account of the by George Claridge Druce (1897)
"agrestal. Waste and cultivated ground, especially in light sandy fields, hedge-banks, ... agrestal. Cultivated ground. Common and widely distributed. ..."
2. The Flora of Oxfordshire: Being a Topographical and Historical Account of by George Claridge Druce (1886)
"Viatical and agrestal. Road sides, waste places. P. May- August. ... agrestal. Borders of fields and waste places. April-Sept. First record, Sibth. 1794. ..."
3. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"... RANGE Euryops multifidus is listed in A Catalogue of Problem Plants in Southern Africa (Wells, et al., 1966), as a ruderal, agrestal, and pastoral weed. ..."
4. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1863)
"It is true that the advantage of challenging the agrestal weeds as interlopers is open to question, and the length to which excessive suspicion may go is ..."
5. Topographical Botany: Being Local and Personal Records Towards Shewing the by Hewett Cottrell Watson (1874)
"Doubtless, this is one of the many instances in which hesitation may arise, as to whether an agrestal weed should be held indigenous or introduced. ..."
6. Naturalist by Yorkshire Naturalists'Union (1865)
"This is an agrestal weed of comparatively recent introduction. It appears to have been first noticed by Mr. AG More, in the county of Armagh, Ireland, ..."