adventitious \ad-ven-TISH-uhs\, adjective:
1. Added extrinsically; not essentially inherent.
2. (Biology) Out of the proper or usual place; as, "adventitious buds or roots."
|Though the idea of an "official sweetheart" isn't much more than an adventitious extra considering the football heavy focus of this blog, it's one most of us are happy to have.|