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pasture

noun

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open land over which livestock may roam and feed
  • horses grazing in a fenced pasture

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pasture

verb

Synonyms of pasture (Entry 2 of 2)

to feed on grass or herbs
  • pasturing sheep on town lands was actually a cheaper alternative to mowing

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The first known use of pasture was in the 14th century

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“Pasture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pasture. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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