adventive

adjective
ad·​ven·​tive | \ ad-ˈven-tiv How to pronounce adventive (audio) \

Definition of adventive

1 : introduced but not fully naturalized an adventive weed

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adventive noun

First Known Use of adventive

1856, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for adventive

advent- (in adventitious) + -ive

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“Adventive.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adventive. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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