noun see pastoral I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • pastoral — I. adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Latin pastoralis, from pastor herdsman Date: 15th century 1. a. (1) of, relating to, or composed of shepherds or herdsmen (2) devoted to or based on livestock raising b. of or relating to the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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