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pastoral

adjective

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1 of, relating to, associated with, or typical of open areas with few buildings or people
  • painted a pastoral scene of a flower-filled meadow

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2 of, relating to, or characteristic of the clergy
  • pastoral advice to a young couple preparing to marry

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pastoral

noun

Synonyms of pastoral (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of pastoral was in the 15th century

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“Pastoral.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pastoral. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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