bucolic


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bucolic \Bu*col"ic\, a. [L. bucolicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? cowherd,
   herdsman; ? ox + (perh.) ? race horse; cf. Skr. kal to drive:
   cf. F. bucolique. See Cow the animal.]
   Of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd;
   pastoral; rustic.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Bucolic \Bu*col"ic\, n. [L. Bucolic[^o]n po["e]ma.]
   A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life,
   manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of
   Theocritus and Virgil. --Dryden.
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