The definition of bucolic is people or things related to the country or to the country life.adjective
An example of something that would be described as bucolic is a farmhouse in the country.YourDictionary definition and usage example. Copyright © 2013 by LoveToKnow Corp.
- of shepherds; pastoral
- of country life or farms; rustic
Origin: L bucolicus < Gr boukolikos < boukolos, herdsman < bous, ox (see cow) + -kolos < ? IE base *kel-, to drive > hold, L celer
- a pastoral poem
- a rustic; countrified person
- bucolically adverb
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- Of or characteristic of the countryside or its people; rustic. See Synonyms at rural.
- Of or characteristic of shepherds or flocks; pastoral.
- A pastoral poem.
- A farmer or shepherd; a rustic.
Origin: Latin būcolicus, pastoral, from Greek boukolikos, from boukolos, cowherd : bous, cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + -kolos, herdsman; see kwel-1 in Indo-European roots.
- bu·colˈi·cal·ly adverb