adventive

adventive
adjective Date: circa 1859 1. introduced but not fully naturalized <
an adventive weed
>
2. adventitious 2 • adventive noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • adventive — [ad ven′tiv] adj. [L adventus (see ADVENT) + IVE] not native to the environment; rarely or imperfectly naturalized n. an adventive plant or animal …   English World dictionary

  • Adventive — Ad*ven tive, a. 1. Accidental. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) Adventitious. Gray. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Adventive — Ad*ven tive, n. A thing or person coming from without; an immigrant. [R.] Bacon. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adventive — ● adventif, adventive adjectif (latin adventicus, inattendu) Se dit d un organe végétal n occupant pas sa position typique (par exemple racine adventive sur le côté d une tige souterraine, bourgeon adventif non axillaire, etc.). Se dit des cônes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • adventive — adventively, adv. /ad ven tiv/, Bot., Zool. adj. 1. not native and usually not yet well established, as exotic plants or animals. n. 2. an adventive plant or animal. [1595 1605, for an earlier sense; < L advent(us) advance, incursion (see ADVENT) …   Universalium

  • adventive — ad•ven•tive [[t]ædˈvɛn tɪv[/t]] adj. 1) bot zool. not native and usu. not yet well established, as exotic plants or animals 2) bot zool. an adventive plant or animal • Etymology: 1605–1615 ad•ven′tive•ly, adv …   From formal English to slang

  • adventive — /ədˈvɛntɪv/ (say uhd ventiv) adjective 1. not native and usually not yet well established, as exotic plants or animals. –noun 2. an adventive plant or animal. {Latin advent(us) arrival + ive} …   Australian English dictionary

  • adventive — adventyvus statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Pridėtinis, papildomas, vėliau atsiradęs. atitikmenys: angl. adventive rus. адвентивный …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • adventive — adjective not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized an adventive weed • Similar to: ↑foreign, ↑strange …   Useful english dictionary

  • Adventive — Organe adventif En botanique, un organe est dit adventif lorsqu il n apparaît pas « là où l on s y attend ». Exemples : racines poussant sur une tige, bourgeons sur une racine ou sur une feuille... Portail de la botanique …   Wikipédia en Français

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