[ad-VEN-tiv]

adj

Not native and usually not yet well established, as exotic plants or animals.

I had trouble explaining to the FBI how the weed plants were native to my backyard and not adventive at all.


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Modern Language Association (MLA Style)

“Adventive.” The Effin’ Word, The Effin’ Word, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/adventive. Accessed 18 June 2024.

The Effin’ Word, s.v. “adventive”, accessed June 18, 2024, https://effinwords.com/dictionary/adventive.

The Effin’ Word. (n.d.). Adventive. In The Effin’ Word. Retrieved June 18, 2024, from https://effinwords.com/dictionary/adventive


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