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1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically
           rustic; "a country life of arcadian contentment"; "a
           pleasant bucolic scene"; "charming in its pastoral
           setting"; "rustic tranquility" [syn: arcadian,
           bucolic, pastoral]
    2: relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep
       or cattle; "pastoral seminomadic people"; "pastoral land"; "a
       pastoral economy" [syn: bucolic, pastoral]
    n 1: a country person [syn: peasant, provincial, bucolic]
    2: a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life [syn:
       eclogue, bucolic, idyll, idyl]

2. 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.
   [1913 Webster]

3. 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.
   [1913 Webster]

Thesaurus Results for Bucolic:

1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
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