Pastoralism



[pas-ter-uh-liz-uh m, pah-ster-] /ˈpæs tər əˌlɪz əm, ˈpɑ stər-/

noun
1.
the practice of herding as the primary economic activity of a society.
n.

1854, from pastoral + -ism.

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