rusticate

verb rus·ti·cate \ ˈrə-sti-ˌkāt \

Definition of rusticate

rusticated; rusticating
: to go into or reside in the country : follow a rustic life
1 chiefly British : to suspend from school or college
2 : to build or face with usually rough-surfaced masonry blocks having beveled or rebated edges producing pronounced joints
  • a rusticated facade
3 a : to compel to reside in the country
b : to cause to become rustic : implant rustic mannerisms in

rustication

play \ˌrə-sti-ˈkā-shən\ noun

rusticator

play \ˈrə-sti-ˌkā-tər\ noun

First Known Use of rusticate

1660

in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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