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Bucolic vs. Rustic

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Bucolicadjective

Rustic, pastoral, country-styled.

Rusticadjective

Country-styled or pastoral; rural.

Bucolicadjective

Relating to the pleasant aspects of rustic country life.

Rusticadjective

Unfinished or roughly finished.

‘rustic manners’;

Bucolicadjective

Pertaining to herdsmen or peasants.

Rusticadjective

Crude, rough.

‘rustic country where the sheep and cattle roamed freely’;

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Bucolicnoun

A pastoral poem.

Rusticadjective

Simple; artless; unaffected.

Bucolicnoun

A rustic, peasant.

Rusticnoun

A (sometimes unsophisticated) person from a rural area.

Bucolicadjective

Of or pertaining to the life and occupation of a shepherd; pastoral; rustic.

Rusticnoun

A noctuoid moth.

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Bucolicnoun

A pastoral poem, representing rural affairs, and the life, manners, and occupation of shepherds; as, the Bucolics of Theocritus and Virgil.

Rusticnoun

Any of various nymphalid butterflies having brown and orange wings, especially Cupha erymanthis.

Bucolicnoun

a country person

Rusticadjective

Of or pertaining to the country; rural; as, the rustic gods of antiquity.

‘And many a holy text around she strews,That teach the rustic moralist to die.’; ‘She had a rustic, woodland air.’;

Bucolicnoun

a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life

Rusticadjective

Rude; awkward; rough; unpolished; as, rustic manners.

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Bucolicadjective

used of idealized country life;

‘a country life of arcadian contentment’; ‘a pleasant bucolic scene’; ‘charming in its pastoral setting’; ‘rustic tranquility’;

Rusticadjective

Coarse; plain; simple; as, a rustic entertainment; rustic dress.

Bucolicadjective

relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle;

‘pastoral seminomadic people’; ‘pastoral land’; ‘a pastoral economy’;

Rusticadjective

Simple; artless; unadorned; unaffected.

Rusticnoun

An inhabitant of the country, especially one who is rude, coarse, or dull; a clown.

‘Hence to your fields, you rustics! hence, away.’;

Rusticnoun

A rural person having a natural simplicity of character or manners; an artless, unaffected person.

Rusticnoun

an unsophisticated country person

Rusticadjective

characteristic of rural life;

‘countrified clothes’; ‘rustic awkwardness’;

Rusticadjective

awkwardly simple and provincial;

‘bumpkinly country boys’; ‘rustic farmers’; ‘a hick town’; ‘the nightlife of Montmartre awed the unsophisticated tourists’;

Rusticadjective

used of idealized country life;

‘a country life of arcadian contentment’; ‘a pleasant bucolic scene’; ‘charming in its pastoral setting’; ‘rustic tranquility’;

Rusticadjective

characteristic of the fields or country;

‘agrestic simplicity’; ‘rustic stone walls’;

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