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Definition of the adjective agrestic
What does agrestic mean as an attribute of a noun?
- characteristic of the fields or country
- (of behavior) rustic and uncouth
- example: the agrestic behavior of a country boy
- similar: unrefined
Alternative definition of the adjective agrestic
- Of or pertaining to the fields; rural; unpolished.
- coordinate terms: ruderal
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for agrestic
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by Eugene Ehrlich
See agrestic. agrestic (e-GRES-tik) From Latin ...
Flip Dictionary (2002)
by Barbara Kipfer
break, burst, disagreement, distupt, divide, division, divorce, fracture, hernia, open, part, puncture, quarrel, rend, rent, separate, split, sunder, tear rupture of body organ through wall: hernia rural: agrestic, arcadian, bucolic, country, geoponic, ...
A Dictionary of the English Language
AGRESTIC. (L. ad) -f- grandir to increase, L. grandire, fr. grandia great.] To make great or greater ; to increase; to exalt. —Ag'gran-ffizer (Sg'gra'u-di'zer), n. Syn.— To augment ; exalt; promote; advance. Ag-gran'dize ment (Kg-grSnMTz-m«it or ...
by Charles Richardson
Agrestic. Agrarian is app. to the distribution of fields or lands. Agrestic, to that which is rustic, rude, unpolished. L. Agr-arius, -eatit, from Ager, ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language (1849)
Embracing All Terms Used in Art, Science, and Literature by John Craig (lexicographer.)
Agrestic al, a-gres'te-kal,) Having relation to the country; rude, rustic In Botany, growing in uncultivated places. — Ex. Aranea ogrestis. Agresto, a-gres'to, ». The juice of the unripe Agricolatton, a-gre-ko-la'shun, t. (agricola, a husbandman, Lat. ) ...
The Chambers Dictionary (1998)
See agrestic. agrestic t-gres'tik.adjofl\\c fields; rural; unpolished. — adj agrestial (j -ftres'ti-al ) growing, etc in the open country; wild; growing wild in cultivated ground, such as weeds (hot). — Also agres tal. [L agrestis, from ager a field] agri- ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)
agrestis: see agrestic.] habiting the fields.–2. In bot., growing ...
agrestis: see agrestic..] _ 1. Inhabiting the fields.–2. In bot., growing wild in cultivated land.
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by Random House
agrestic, amnestic, domestic, majestic; anapestic, catachrestic. -estine, destine; asbestine, clandestine, intestine, predestine. -estive, festive, restive; ar- restive, attestive, congestive, digestive, ingestive, suggestive, tempestive; decongestive.
Word Parts Dictionary (2000)
Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan
base rural; field (agrestic, agrestian) agri- [L. ager, field] comb field; ...
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Scrabble value of A1G2R1E1S1T1I1C3
The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of AGRESTIC
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- ERIC GAST
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