Definition of excursive in English:

excursive

Pronunciation /ikˈskərsiv/ /ɪkˈskərsɪv/

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adjective

formal
  • Of the nature of an excursion; ranging widely; digressive.

Origin

Late 17th century from Latin excurs- ‘digressed, run out’ (from the verb excurrere) + -ive, perhaps influenced by discursive.