a short, usually pastoral, poem, often in the form of a dialogue between two shepherds
Origin of eclogueMiddle English eclog from Classical Latin ecloga, a short poem (esp. one of the Eclogae, bucolic poems of Virgil) from Classical Greek eklog?, selection, especially of poems from eklegein: see eclectic
A pastoral poem, usually in the form of a dialogue between shepherds.
Origin of eclogueMiddle English eclog from Latin ecloga from Greek eklogē selection from eklegein to select ; see eclectic .