ruderal

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Etymology[edit]

New Latin ruderalis, from Latin rudus "rubble" (root ruder-).

Noun[edit]

ruderal (plural ruderals)

  1. (botany) Any plant growing in rubbish or very poor soil
  2. (botany) A plant tending to volunteer in disturbed soil.

Adjective[edit]

ruderal (comparative more ruderal, superlative most ruderal)

  1. (botany) That grows in rubbish or poor soil

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