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1. Pastoral; rustic.
2. Of or relating to a herdsman or a shepherd.
1. A pastoral poem.
2. A farmer; shepherd.
From Greek boukolos (herdsman), from bous (ox). Earliest documented use: 1609. Other words derived from the same animal are bovine, boustrophedon, and hecatomb.
"War Horse tells the story of Joey, a horse raised in the bucolic English countryside who is torn away from his home and sent to France to the battlefields of World War I."
Spielberg Shares Storytelling Secrets in Paris; Daily News Egypt (Cairo); Jan 11, 2012.
See more usage examples of bucolic in Vocabulary.com's dictionary.
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