ETYM Latin bucolicus, Greek, cowherd, herdsman; bous ox + perhaps kolos race horse; cf. Skr. kal to drive: cf. French bucolique. Related to Cow the animal.
Relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle; SYN. pastoral.
Pertaining to the tending of cattle; rustic; rural.
Rustic; pertaining to shepherds.
pastoral / pæstərəl /
ETYM Latin pastoralis: cf. French pastoral. Related to Pastor.
Of or relating to a pastor.