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[ek-lawgz, -logz] /ˈɛk lɔgz, -lɒgz/

a collection of pastoral poems (42–37 b.c.) by Vergil.
[ek-lawg, -log] /ˈɛk lɔg, -lɒg/
a pastoral poem, often in dialogue form.
a pastoral or idyllic poem, usually in the form of a conversation or soliloquy

“short poem,” especially a pastoral dialogue, mid-15c., from Latin ecloga “selection, short poem, eclogue,” from Greek ekloge “selection,” from eklegein “to select” (see eclectic).


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