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The dict-ified word of the day is bucolic

| source : web1913 | 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. | source : web1913 | 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. | source : wn | bucolic adj 1: used of idealized country life; "a country life of arcadian contentment"; "a pleasant bucolic scene"; "charming in its pastoral setting"; "rustic tranquility" [syn: {arcadian}, {pastoral}, {rustic}] 2: relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle; "pastoral seminomadic people"; "pastoral land"; "a pastoral economy" [syn: {pastoral}] n 1: a country person [syn: {peasant}, {provincial}] 2: a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life [syn: {eclogue}, {idyll}]

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