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  Definition of pastoral
  1. a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)
  2. a letter from a pastor to the congregation
  3. a musical composition that evokes rural life
  4. suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene; "his idyllic life in Tahiti"; "the pastoral legends of America''s Golden Age"
  5. used of idealized country life; "a country life of arcadian contentment"; "a pleasant bucolic scene"; "charming in its pastoral setting"; "rustic tranquility"
  6. of or relating to a pastor; "pastoral work"; "a pastoral letter"
  7. relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle; "pastoral seminomadic people"; "pastoral land"; "a pastoral economy"
Similar Words: pastorale, idyll, idyllic, arcadian, bucolic, rustic

 

Hyponyms: eclogue, bucolic, idyll

 

Pertainyms: curate, minister, parson, pastor, rector, sheepherder, shepherd, sheepman

 

 
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