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pasture

pas·ture

pasture

 
 
pronunciation:
paes chr
parts of speech:
noun, verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a piece of land on which animals are put to graze.
The sheep were eating grass in the pasture.
 
similar words:
field, grassland, meadow, range
definition 2: grass or other plants that grazing animals feed on.
The farmer chose the land with the best pasture for his cows.
similar words:
feed, fodder, forage, grass
 
part of speech: verb
inflections: pastured, pastures, pasturing
definition: to feed by putting in a pasture to graze.
We pastured the sheep early each morning.
synonyms:
graze
similar words:
feed
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