Word of the Day – Aug. 11 – Adventitious

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Adjective: Adventitious (ad-ven-TISH-us)


1. Coming from another source and not inherent or innate

2. Arising or occurring sporadically or in other than the usual location

Sample sentence: As my garden grew, I watched my carefully planted crop of vegetables begin to develop, but also many adventitious plants that I did not plant.

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