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ruderal

adjective ru·der·al \ ˈrü-də-rəl \

Definition of ruderal

: 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


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ruderal

noun

Definition of ruderal

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

First Known Use of ruderal

1873


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