rus·ti·cate | \ˈrə-sti-ˌkāt \
rusticated; rusticating

Definition of rusticate 

intransitive verb

: to go into or reside in the country : follow a rustic life

transitive verb

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

3a : to compel to reside in the country

b : to cause to become rustic : implant rustic mannerisms in

Other Words from rusticate

rustication \ˌrə-sti-ˈkā-shən \ noun
rusticator \ˈrə-sti-ˌkā-tər \ noun

First Known Use of rusticate

1660, in the meaning defined at intransitive sense

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