pastoralist
noun or adjective see pastoralism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pastoralist — [pas′tər əl əst] n. 1. a person who raises livestock, esp. a nomadic herder 2. a writer whose style or subjects are pastoral * * * See pastoralism. * * * …   Universalium

  • pastoralist — (n.) 1793, from PASTORAL (Cf. pastoral) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pastoralist — [pas′tər əl əst] n. 1. a person who raises livestock, esp. a nomadic herder 2. a writer whose style or subjects are pastoral …   English World dictionary

  • pastoralist — noun A person involved in pastoralism, whose primary occupation is the raising of livestock …   Wiktionary

  • Pastoralist — owner of a large property used for grazing and crops …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • pastoralist — I Australian Slang owner of a large property used for grazing and crops II Australian English Large scale grazier …   English dialects glossary

  • pastoralist — pæstrÉ™lɪst / pɑːs n. writer of poetry about shepherds; shepherd, one who herds livestock …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pastoralist — noun 1》 (especially in Australia) a sheep or cattle farmer. 2》 archaic a writer of pastorals …   English new terms dictionary

  • pastoralist — pas·to·ral·ist …   English syllables

  • pastoralist — /ˈpastərələst/ (say pahstuhruhluhst) noun a person who runs sheep or cattle on a property …   Australian English dictionary

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