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bucolic

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Adjective, Noun
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bu=col=ic

CIDE DICTIONARY

bucolica. [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.  [1913 Webster]
bucolicn. [L. Bucolicôn poëma.].
     A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil.  Dryden.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

bucolic, adj. & n.
--adj. of or concerning shepherds, the pastoral life, etc.; rural.
--n.
1 (usu. in pl.) a pastoral poem or poetry.
2 a peasant.

Derivative
bucolically adv.
Etymology
L bucolicus f. Gk boukolikos f. boukolos herdsman f. bous OX

THESAURUS

bucolic

Alcaic, Anacreontic, Arcadian, Castalian, English sonnet, Homeric, Horatian ode, Hudibrastic, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet, Pierian, Pindaric, Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, Theocritean, agrarian, agrestic, agricultural, alba, anacreontic, arcadian, balada, ballad, ballade, bardic, boor, bumpkin, campestral, canso, chanson, clerihew, clod, clodhopper, clown, countrified, country, country bumpkin, didactic, dirge, dithyramb, dithyrambic, dramatic, eclogic, eclogue, elegiac, elegy, epic, epigram, epithalamium, epode, epopee, epopoeia, epos, farm, farmer, genuine, georgic, ghazel, haiku, hayseed, heroic, hick, hillbilly, homespun, idyll, idyllic, inartificial, jingle, limerick, looby, lout, lowland, lyric, madrigal, mock-heroic, monody, narrative, narrative poem, native, natural, naturelike, nursery rhyme, ode, outland, palinode, pastoral, pastoral elegy, pastorela, pastourelle, poem, poetic, poetico-mystical, poetico-mythological, poetico-philosophic, poetlike, prothalamium, provincial, rhapsodic, rhyme, rondeau, rondel, roundel, roundelay, rube, runic, rural, rustic, sapphic, satire, sestina, skaldic, sloka, song, sonnet, sonnet sequence, tanka, tenso, tenzone, threnody, triolet, troubadour poem, unadorned, unaffected, unartificial, unassuming, undesigning, undisguising, undissembling, undissimulating, unembellished, unfeigning, unpretending, unpretentious, unspoiled, unvarnished, upland, verse, verselet, versicle, villanelle, virelay, yokel

ROGET THESAURUS

bucolic

Poetry

N poetry, poetics, poesy, Muse, Calliope, tuneful Nine, Parnassus, Helicon, Pierides, Pierian spring, versification, rhyming, making verses, prosody, orthometry, poem, epic, epic poem, epopee, epopoea, ode, epode, idyl, lyric, eclogue, pastoral, bucolic, dithyramb, anacreontic, sonnet, roundelay, rondeau, rondo, madrigal, canzonet, cento, monody, elegy, amoebaeum, ghazal, palinode, dramatic poetry, lyric poetry, opera, posy, anthology, disjecta membra poetae song, ballad, lay, love song, drinking song, war song, sea song, lullaby, music, nursery rhymes, doggerel, Hudibrastic verse, prose run mad, macaronics, macaronic verse, leonine verse, runes, canto, stanza, distich, verse, line, couplet, triplet, quatrain, strophe, antistrophe, verse, rhyme, assonance, crambo, meter, measure, foot, numbers, strain, rhythm, accentuation, dactyl, spondee, trochee, anapest, hexameter, pentameter, Alexandrine, anacrusis, antispast, blank verse, ictus, elegiacs, elegiac verse, elegaic meter, elegaic poetry, poet, poet laureate, laureate, bard, lyrist, scald, skald, troubadour, trouvere, minstrel, minnesinger, meistersinger, improvisatore, versifier, sonneteer, rhymer, rhymist, rhymester, ballad monger, runer, poetaster, genus irritabile vatum, poetic, poetical, lyric, lyrical, tuneful, epic, dithyrambic, metrical, a catalectin, elegiac, iambic, trochaic, anapestic, amoebaeic, Melibean, skaldic, Ionic, Sapphic, Alcaic, Pindaric, a poem round and perfect as a star, Dichtung und Wahrheit, furor poeticus, his virtues formed the magic of his song, I do but sing because I must, I learnt life from the poets, licentia vatum, mutum est pictura poema, O for a muse of fire!, sweet food of sweetly uttered knowledge, the true poem is the poet's mind, Volk der Dichter und Denker, wisdom married to immortal verse.

Husbandry

N husbandry, taming, circuration, zoohygiantics, domestication, domesticity, manege, veterinary art, farriery, breeding, pisciculture, menagerie, vivarium, zoological garden, bear pit, aviary, apiary, alveary, beehive, hive, aquarium, fishery, duck pond, fish pond, phthisozoics, euthanasia, sacrifice, humane destruction, neatherd, cowherd, shepherd, grazier, drover, cowkeeper, trainer, breeder, apiarian, apiarist, bull whacker, cowboy, cow puncher, farrier, horse leech, horse doctor, vaquero, veterinarian, vet, veterinary surgeon, cage, hencoop, bird cage, cauf, range, sheepfold, pastoral, bucolic, tame, domestic.


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