- a person who raises livestock, esp. a nomadic herder
- a writer whose style or subjects are pastoral
A pastoralist is one who herds animals.
The definition of a pastoralist is a person who herds livestock, often as a nomadic wanderer without a set farm area.
An example of a pastoralist is someone who herds sheep.
pastoral +"Ž -ist
- But beyond this the pastoralist learnt most effectually the lesson that, in a country like Australia, provision must be made for the occasional season when the rainfall is entirely inadequate to the wants of the farmer and the pastoralist.