Campestral Cam*pes"tral, Campestrian Cam*pes"tri*an, a. [L. campester, fr. campus field.] Relating to an open field; growing in a field, or open ground. [1913 Webster]

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  • campestral — [kam pes′trəl] adj. [< L campester (gen. campestris), of a level field < campus, field (see CAMPUS) + AL] Rare of or having to do with fields or the countryside …   English World dictionary

  • campestral — adjective of fields or open country living in campestral seclusion • Similar to: ↑rural …   Useful english dictionary

  • campestral — adjective Etymology: Latin campestr , campester, from campus Date: circa 1750 of or relating to fields or open country ; rural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • campestral — adj. [L. campester, of fields] Inhabiting open country and grassland …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • campestral — /kam pes treuhl/, adj. of or pertaining to fields or open country. [1730 40; < L campestr(is) flat, equiv. to camp(us) field + estris adj. suffix) + AL1] * * * …   Universalium

  • campestral — adjective Relating to open fields or uncultivated land. See Also: rural, pastoral, rustic …   Wiktionary

  • campestral — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of or relating to the countryside: arcadian, bucolic, country, pastoral, provincial, rural, rustic. Informal: hick. See URBAN …   English dictionary for students

  • campestral — adj. of or relating to fields or open land; pertaining to level ground …   English contemporary dictionary

  • campestral — cam·pes·tral …   English syllables

  • campestral — cam•pes•tral [[t]kæmˈpɛs trəl[/t]] adj. of or pertaining to fields or open country • Etymology: 1730–40; < L campestr(is) flat < campus field …   From formal English to slang

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