rustique

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rustique (comparative more rustique, superlative most rustique)

  1. Archaic form of rustic.
    • 1891, The Divine Enterprise of Missions, page #281:
      There is Bernard de Palissy, the maker of the king’s rustique pottery, and the predecessor of Cuvier, burning all his furniture for lack of wood for his furnace ; Correggio, selling his painting for sixty crowns and succumbing beneath the heavy sack in which he bore the copper coins received in payment.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Latin rusticus. Doublet of rustre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

rustique (plural rustiques)

  1. rustic

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