What does bucolic mean?

Definitions for bucolicbyuˈkɒl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bucolic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. peasant, provincial, bucolic(noun)

    a country person

  2. eclogue, bucolic, idyll, idyl(adj)

    a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

  3. arcadian, bucolic, pastoral(adj)

    (used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

    "a country life of arcadian contentment"; "a pleasant bucolic scene"; "charming in its pastoral setting"; "rustic tranquility"

  4. bucolic, pastoral(adj)

    relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle

    "pastoral seminomadic people"; "pastoral land"; "a pastoral economy"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bucolic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd; pastoral; rustic

  2. Bucolic(noun)

    a pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bucolic

    -al, bū-kol′ik, -al, adj. pertaining to the tending of cattle: pastoral: rustic, countrified.—n. Bucol′ic, a pastoral poem. [L.—Gr. boukolikosboukolos, a herdsman.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bucolic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bucolic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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Translations for bucolic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • провинциален, овчар, пасторален, селянин, овчарски, селскиBulgarian
  • bucòlicCatalan, Valencian
  • βουκολικός, ποιμενικός, αγροτικόςGreek
  • bucólicoSpanish
  • pastoral, bucoliqueFrench
  • sveitalegur, grófgerður, óheflaður, sveitalífs-, sveita-, bóndalegur, prests-, sveitasælu-Icelandic
  • 목가적 인Korean
  • būcolicum, būcolicusLatin
  • rustiek, pastoraal, landelijkDutch
  • bukolicznyPolish
  • bucólicoPortuguese
  • сельский, пасторальныйRussian
  • bonde, rustik, herde-, lantlig, bukolisk, bondsk, bond-, herdedikt, lantboSwedish
  • буколічнийUkrainian

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