Sunday, 19 August 2012

word of the day part:fifty-eight | bucolic


bu·col·ic [bjuːˈkɒlɪk]

1. Of or characteristic of the countryside or its people; rustic.
2. Of or characteristic of shepherds or flocks; pastoral.

1. A pastoral poem.
2. A farmer or shepherd; a rustic.

[Latin bcolicus, pastoral, from Greek boukolikos, from boukolos, cowherd : bous, cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + -kolos, herdsman; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots.]

bucolically | adv.

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