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ruderal

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adjective ru·der·al \ˈrü-də-rəl\

Definition of ruderal

  1. :  growing where the natural vegetational cover has been disturbed by humans ruderal weeds of old fields and roadsides

Origin and Etymology of ruderal

New Latin ruderalis, from Latin ruder-, rudus rubble


First Known Use: 1835


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ruderal

noun ru·der·al

Definition of ruderal

  1. :  a weedy and commonly introduced plant growing where the vegetational cover has been interrupted

1873

First Known Use of ruderal

1873


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