Of the 55 million sheep kept in Russia only about 15 millions belong to the fine merino breed, and these are pastured chiefly on the Black Sea steppes.
Meadows were pastured rather than mown.
The meadows are extensive and well watered, and are pastured by numerous flocks and herds.
ii., though the name was properly restricted to " the plain " on the western bank of the river where the Bedouins pastured the flocks of their Babylonian masters.
The soil of both islands is fertile, potatoes and barley being raised and cattle pastured.