wilding


1wild·ing

noun \ˈwīl-diŋ\

Definition of WILDING

1
a :  a plant growing uncultivated in the wild either as a native or an escape; especially :  a wild apple or crab apple
b :  the fruit of a wilding
2
:  a wild animal

Origin of WILDING

1wild + 2-ing
First Known Use: circa 1525

2wilding

adjective

Definition of WILDING

:  not domesticated or cultivated :  wild

Examples of WILDING

  1. <a herd of wilding mustangs>

First Known Use of WILDING

1697

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