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bucolic

bu·col·ic

bucolic

 
 
pronunciation:
byu ka lihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition: of or suggesting the countryside or a rustic style of life, esp. one that is quiet and pleasant.
The story takes place in a bucolic setting, and the main character is a humble sheep farmer.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a poem about shepherds or the countryside; pastoral poem.
derivation: bucolically (adj.)