bucoliast

noun
bu·​co·​li·​ast | \ byüˈkōlēˌast, -schwadot}st \
plural -s

Definition of bucoliast

obsolete
: a pastoral poet

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History and Etymology for bucoliast

Greek boukoliastēs, from boukoliazesthai to sing or write pastorals, from boukolos cowherd

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“Bucoliast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucoliast. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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