Bucolics



Eclogues.
of or relating to shepherds; pastoral.
of, relating to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life.
a pastoral poem.
Archaic. a farmer; shepherd; rustic.
Historical Examples

The Sonnets, Triumphs, and Other Poems of Petrarch Petrarch
The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete Emile Zola
Ideal Commonwealths Various
National Epics Kate Milner Rabb
Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M) Various
Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee and his Paladins John Esten Cooke
Humorous Masterpieces from American Literature Various
Dryden’s Works (13 of 18): Translations; Pastorals John Dryden
The Student’s Mythology Catherine Ann White
Petrarch’s Letters to Classical Authors Francesco Petrarca

adjective
of or characteristic of the countryside or country life; rustic
of or relating to shepherds; pastoral
noun
(sometimes pl) a pastoral poem, often in the form of a dialogue
a rustic; farmer or shepherd
adj.

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