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ad·ven·tive

 (ăd-vĕn′tĭv)
adj.
Not native to and not fully established in a new habitat or environment; locally or temporarily naturalized: an adventive weed.
n.
An adventive organism.

[From Latin adventus, arrival; see advent.]

ad·ven′tive·ly adv.

adventive

(ədˈvɛntɪv) biology
adj
(Biology) (of a species) introduced to a new area and not yet established there; exotic
n
(Biology) such a plant or animal
Abbreviation: casual

ad•ven•tive

(ædˈvɛn tɪv)
adj.
1. not native and usu. not yet well established, as exotic plants or animals.
n.
2. an adventive plant or animal.
[1605–1615]
ad•ven′tive•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.adventive - not native and not fully establishedadventive - not native and not fully established; locally or temporarily naturalized; "an adventive weed"
foreign, strange - relating to or originating in or characteristic of another place or part of the world; "foreign nations"; "a foreign accent"; "on business in a foreign city"