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Wiktionary

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English

Etymology

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

Noun

Singular
ruderal

Plural
ruderals

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

ruderal (comparative more ruderal, superlative most ruderal)

Positive
ruderal

Comparative
more ruderal

Superlative
most ruderal

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

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