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Part of speech: adjective

Origin: Latin


Idyllic; pastoral


Relating to the rural life of a shepherd

Examples of Bucolic in a sentence

"Her bucolic life on the farm was a far cry from the fast-paced, big-city lifestyle she used to live."

"I escape to the countryside to enjoy the peaceful, bucolic setting."

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About Bucolic

Bucolic once applied exclusively to farming and shepherd-related lifestyles, though it has since evolved to describe anything rural or rustic.

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In its older and less frequently used noun form, a bucolic is a poem about pastoral topics, such as farm life and the beauty of the countryside.

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