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  Words related to pastoral

Related / Similar Words: pastorale, idyll, idyllic, arcadian, bucolic, rustic

 

Definition:
  • a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds);
  • a letter from a pastor to the congregation;
  • a musical composition that evokes rural life;
  • suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene; "his idyllic life in Tahiti"; "the pastoral legends of America''s Golden Age";
  • used of idealized country life; "a country life of arcadian contentment"; "a pleasant bucolic scene"; "charming in its pastoral setting"; "rustic tranquility";
  • of or relating to a pastor; "pastoral work"; "a pastoral letter";
  • relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle; "pastoral seminomadic people"; "pastoral land"; "a pastoral economy";

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    Hyponyms: eclogue, bucolic, idyll

     

    Pertainyms: curate, minister, parson, pastor, rector, sheepherder, shepherd, sheepman

     

     
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