Definition of Agrestal

1. Adjective. (botany) That grows wild in cultivated fields ¹



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Definition of Agrestal

1. growing wild [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Agrestal

agreemony
agreer
agreers
agrees
agrees to disagree
agreest
agreeth
agrege
agreges
agrellite
agrellites
agremens
agrement
agrements
agress
agrestal (current term)
agrestic
agrestical
agrestick
agretope
agri-
agri-business
agri-entertainment
agri-food
agri-foods
agria
agrias
agribiotech
agribiotechnology
agribusiness

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, ..."

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