HyperDic: pastoral

English > 6 senses of the word pastoral:
ADJECTIVEpertpastoralof or relating to a pastor
pertpastoral, bucolicrelating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
allpastoral, arcadian, bucolic(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
NOUNcommunicationpastoral, pastorale, idyll, idyla musical composition that evokes rural life
communicationpastorala letter from a pastor to the congregation
communicationpastorala literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)
pastoral > pronunciation
Soundspae'sterahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > pastoral: 6 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to a pastor.
Examples
  • "pastoral work"
  • "a pastoral letter"
Spanishpastoral
Nounspastora person authorized to conduct religious worship
pastorala letter from a pastor to the congregation
English > pastoral: 6 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle.
Examples
  • "pastoral seminomadic people"
  • "pastoral land"
  • "a pastoral economy"
Synonymbucolic
Spanishbucólico, pastoral
Nounsshepherda herder of sheep (on an open range)
English > pastoral: 6 senses > adjective 3
Meaning(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic.
Example "charming in its pastoral setting"
Synonymsarcadian, bucolic
BroaderruralLiving in or characteristic of farming or country life
Spanisharcadiano, bucólico
Catalanbucòlic
Nounspastorala musical composition that evokes rural life
pastorala literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds)
English > pastoral: 6 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA musical composition that evokes rural life.
Synonymspastorale, idyll, idyl
Broadermusical composition, opus, composition, piece, piece of musicA musical work that has been created
Spanishpastoral
Catalanpastoral
Adjectivespastoral(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic
English > pastoral: 6 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA letter from a pastor to the congregation.
Broaderletter, missiveA written message addressed to a person or organization
Spanishpastoral
Catalanpastoral
Adjectivespastoralof or relating to a pastor
English > pastoral: 6 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningA literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the life of shepherds).
Narrowereclogue, bucolic, idyll, idylA short / short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life
Broaderliterary composition, literary workimaginative or creative writing
Spanishpastoral, pastorela
Catalanpastoral, pastorel·la
Adjectivespastoral(used with regard to idealized country life) idyllically rustic

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