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English adjective: bucolic

1. bucolic (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic


SamplesA country life of arcadian contentment.
A pleasant bucolic scene.
Charming in its pastoral setting.
Rustic tranquility.


Synonymsarcadian, pastoral


Similarrural


Antonymsurban

2. bucolic relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle


SamplesPastoral seminomadic people.
Pastoral land.
A pastoral economy.


Synonymspastoral


English noun: bucolic

1. bucolic (person) a country person


Synonymspeasant, provincial


Broader (hypernym)rustic


Narrower (hyponym)cottar, cotter, moujik, mujik, muzhik, muzjik

2. bucolic (communication) a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life


Synonymseclogue, idyl, idyll


Broader (hypernym)pastoral









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