bucolic

  • 1 bucolic — BUCÓLIC, Ă, bucolici, ce, adj., s.f. 1. adj. De păstor, păstoresc, pastoral; p. ext. de la ţară, câmpenesc, rustic, idilic. 2. s.f. Mic poem pastoral; eglogă, idilă. – Din fr. bucolique, lat. bucolica. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98 …

    Dicționar Român

  • 2 Bucolic — Bu*col ic, n. [L. Bucolic[^o]n po[ e]ma.] A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil. Dryden. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 Bucolic — Bu*col ic, a. [L. bucolicus, Gr. ?, fr. ? cowherd, herdsman; ? ox + (perh.) ? race horse; cf. Skr. kal to drive: cf. F. bucolique. See {Cow} the animal.] Of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd; pastoral; rustic. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 bucolic — index provincial Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 bucolic — 1610s, earlier bucolical (1520s), from L. bucolicus, from Gk. boukolikos pastoral, rustic, from boukolos cowherd, herdsman, from bous cow + kolos tending, related to L. colere to till (the ground), cultivate, dwell, inhabit (the root of COLONY… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 6 bucolic — pastoral, *rural, rustic Analogous words: boorish, loutish, clownish, churlish (see under BOOR): *natural, simple, naive, ingenuous Antonyms: urbane …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 7 bucolic — [adj] rural or rustic agrarian, agricultural, Arcadian, countrified, country, pastoral; concepts 536,583 …

    New thesaurus

  • 8 bucolic — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ relating to rural or pastoral life. ORIGIN Greek boukolikos, from boukolos herdsman …

    English terms dictionary

  • 9 bucolic — [byo͞o käl′ik] adj. [L bucolicus < Gr boukolikos < boukolos, herdsman < bous, ox (see COW1) + kolos < ? IE base * kel , to drive > HOLD1, L celer] 1. of shepherds; pastoral 2. of country life or farms; rustic n …

    English World dictionary

  • 10 bucolic — [[t]bjuːkɒ̱lɪk[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n Bucolic means relating to the countryside. [LITERARY] ...the bucolic surroundings of Chantilly. Syn: rural …

    English dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 bucolic — adj. Bucolic is used with these nouns: ↑scene …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 13 bucolic — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. rustic, rural; pastoral. See region, poetry. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. rural, rustic, pastoral; see rural . See Synonym Study at rural . III (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) (VOCABULARY WORD) a. [byoo… …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 bucolic — adjective literary connected with the countryside: a church, lovely in its bucolic setting bucolically /kli/ adverb …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 bucolic — adjective their farm had been used as the bucolic setting for two major motion pictures Syn: rustic, rural, pastoral, country, countryside; literary Arcadian, sylvan, georgic …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 16 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

  • 17 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

  • 18 bucolic — 1. adjective /bjuːˈkɒlɪk,bjuˈkɑːlɪk/ a) Rustic, pastoral, country styled. b) Pertaining to herdsmen or peasants. 2. noun /bjuːˈkɒlɪk,bjuˈkɑːlɪk/ a) A pastoral poem. b) …

    Wiktionary

  • 19 bucolic — Synonyms and related words: Alcaic, Anacreontic, Arcadian, Castalian, English sonnet, Homeric, Horatian ode, Hudibrastic, Italian sonnet, Petrarchan sonnet, Pierian, Pindaric, Pindaric ode, Sapphic ode, Shakespearean sonnet, Theocritean, agrarian …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 bucòlic — bu|cò|lic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …

    Diccionari Català-Català