pasturage

noun
pas·​tur·​age | \ ˈpas-chə-rij How to pronounce pasturage (audio) \

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Examples of pasturage in a Sentence

put the cows out on the back pasturage
Recent Examples on the Web Here in rural Somalia, where about 50% of the people depend on animals for their livelihoods, the locusts are eating the pasturage. NBC News, "'Most devastating plague of locusts' in recent history could come within weeks, U.N. warns," 9 Feb. 2020 Except for some lands offering timber or pasturage, the far greater part of the land west of the line was by itself essentially not farmable. Johnforristerross, Longreads, "Taming the Great American Desert," 2 July 2018

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First Known Use of pasturage

circa 1522, in the meaning defined above

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“Pasturage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pasturage. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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