Variant of idyll
- a short poem or prose work describing a simple, peaceful scene of rural or pastoral life
- a scene or incident suitable for such a work
- a narrative poem somewhat like a short epic: Tennyson's “Idylls of the King”
- Music a simple, pastoral composition
Origin: L idyllium < Gr eidyllion, dim. of eidos, a form, figure, image: see -oid
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