agres·​tal | \ ə-ˈgre-stᵊl \
variants: or agrestial \ ə-​ˈgres-​chəl , -​ˈgresh-​ \

Definition of agrestal

: dwelling or growing wild in the fields : wild

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First Known Use of agrestal

1847, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for agrestal

Latin agrestis (from agr-, ager field) + English -al

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“Agrestal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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