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1. Of or characteristic of the countryside or its people; rustic. See Synonyms at rural.
2. Of or characteristic of shepherds or flocks; pastoral.
1. A pastoral poem.
2. A farmer or shepherd; a rustic.

[Latin būcolicus, pastoral, from Greek boukolikos, from boukolos, cowherd : bous, cow; see gwou- in Indo-European roots + -kolos, herdsman; see kwel- in Indo-European roots.]

bu·col′i·cal·ly adv.
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[bjuːˈkɒlɪklɪ] adv (liter) → bucolicamente
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The Shire's implicit return to a bucolically slower pace is to be distinguished from what the occupiers and collaborators sneered at as laziness, as had been evident in a reference by one of the ruffians to "this fat little country, where you have lazed long enough" (VT8.1005) and in Ted Sandyman's bragging that "We've got work to do in the Shire now" (1017).
With his art school background, love of the traditional countryside (he even started planting his own forest near Dorsington, initially called The Forest of Dennis, now known as the Heart of England Forest) and a fortune made from his magazine company Dennis Publishing, it was no wonder he crafted a home as imaginative as it is bucolically beautiful.
112 scenic acres in the heart of L.A.'s bucolically swank Mandeville Canyon, has returned to the market with a $20 million asking price.