noun ec·logue \ˈek-ˌlg, -ˌläg\

Definition of ECLOGUE

:  a poem in which shepherds converse

Origin of ECLOGUE

Middle English eclog, from Latin Eclogae, title of Virgil's pastorals, literally, selections, plural of ecloga, from Greek eklogē, from eklegein to select
First Known Use: 15th century


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