noun pas·tou·relle \ˌpastəˈrel\
variants: less commonly



Definition of pastourelle



  1. :  a conventional form of poetic pastoral composed in French during the late middle ages and Renaissance and consisting of a love debate between a knight and a shepherdess

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Origin and Etymology of pastourelle

French, young shepherdess, shepherdess's song, feminine diminutive of Old French pastour shepherd, from Latin pastor — more at pastor

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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