Monday, December 16, 2013

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adjective Also, bu·col·i·cal.
1. of or pertaining to shepherds; pastoral.
2. of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life. 

3. a pastoral poem.
4. Archaic. a farmer; shepherd; rustic.

1525–35; < Latin būcolicus < Greek boukolikós rustic, equivalent to boukól ( os ) herdsman ( bou-, stem of boûs ox + -kolos keeper + -ikos -ic
Related forms
bu·col·i·cal·ly, adverb


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