adventive

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adjective ad·ven·tive \ad-ˈven-tiv\

Definition of adventive

  1. 1 :  introduced but not fully naturalized an adventive weed

  2. 2 :  adventitious 2

adventive

noun

Origin and Etymology of adventive

advent- (in adventitious) + -ive


First Known Use: 1856

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quaintly unconventional or refined

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