agrestic

adjective agres·tic \ə-ˈgre-stik\

Definition of agrestic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the fields or country :  rustic

  2. 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 History, 2006

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Origin and Etymology of agrestic

Latin agrestis + English -ic


First Known Use: 1617


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