1. Of, relating to, or typical of country life or country people. See Synonyms at rural.
a. Lacking the refinement or elegance associated with urban life.
b. Charmingly simple or unsophisticated in a manner considered typical of country living.
3. Made of unfinished or roughly finished wood: rustic furniture.
4. Having a rough or textured appearance; rusticated. Used of masonry.
1. A rural person.
2. A person regarded as unsophisticated, guileless, or coarse from having been raised in the country.
[Middle English rustik, from Old French rustique, from Latin rūsticus, from rūs, country; see reuə- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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