agrestic

adjective agres·tic \ ə-ˈgre-stik \

Definition of agrestic

1 : of or relating to the fields or country : rustic
2 : of or relating to the work (such as harvesting) done in a field
  • In south India, the situation seemed inconsistent, though varieties of agrestic servitude which bore the characteristics of both serfdom and slavery were palpable and widespread.
  • —Daud Ali, in Slavery & South Asian History2006

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Origin and Etymology of agrestic

Latin agrestis + English -ic


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