bucolically
adverb see bucolic

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  • bucolically — See bucolic. * * * …   Universalium

  • bucolically — adverb In a bucolic manner …   Wiktionary

  • bucolically — adv. pastorally, in a pastoral manner, rustically, in an idyllic manner …   English contemporary dictionary

  • bucolically — bu·col·i·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • bucolically — adverb see bucolic I * * * bucolˈically adverb • • • Main Entry: ↑bucolic …   Useful english dictionary

  • bucolic — bucolically, adv. /byooh kol ik/, adj. Also, bucolical. 1. of or pertaining to shepherds; pastoral. 2. of, pertaining to, or suggesting an idyllic rural life. n. 3. a pastoral poem. 4. Archaic. a farmer; shepherd; rustic. [1525 35; < L bucolicus… …   Universalium

  • bucolic — adjective Etymology: Latin bucolicus, from Greek boukolikos, from boukolos cowherd, from bous head of cattle + kolos (akin to Latin colere to cultivate) more at cow, wheel Date: circa 1609 1. of or relating to shepherds or herdsmen ; pastoral 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bucolic — [bju: kɒlɪk] adjective relating to rural or pastoral life. noun a pastoral poem. Derivatives bucolically adverb Origin C16: via L. from Gk boukolikos, from boukolos herdsman , from bous ox …   English new terms dictionary

  • bucolic — adjective literary connected with the countryside: a church, lovely in its bucolic setting bucolically /kli/ adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • bucolic — /bjuˈkɒlɪk / (say byooh kolik) adjective Also, bucolical. 1. of or relating to shepherds; pastoral. 2. rustic; rural; agricultural: bucolic isolation. –noun 3. a farmer; a shepherd; a rustic. 4. a pastoral poem: * Country Towns is a small and… …   Australian English dictionary

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