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/ˈkɒrɪdən; -ˌdɒn/
(in pastoral literature) a shepherd or rustic

traditional poetic name for a shepherd or rustic swain, from Latin Corydon, from Greek Korydon, name of a shepherd in Theocritus and Virgil.


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