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Bucolic - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Bucolic' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Bucolic [ a.]
- Of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd; pastoral; rustic.
2 . Bucolic [ n.]
- A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil.

Meaning of 'Bucolic' (Princeton's WordNet)

1 . bucolic [ a]
Meaning (1):
- relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
Example in sentence:
  • a pastoral economy;
  • pastoral land;
  • pastoral seminomadic people
2 . bucolic [ s]
Meaning (2):
- (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
Example in sentence:
  • a country life of arcadian contentment;
  • a pleasant bucolic scene;
  • charming in its pastoral setting;
  • rustic tranquility