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Pasture vs. Grassland

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Pasturenoun

Land, specifically, an open field, on which livestock is kept for feeding.

Grasslandnoun

An area dominated by grass or grasslike vegetation.

Pasturenoun

Ground covered with grass or herbage, used or suitable for the grazing of livestock.

Grasslandnoun

land where grass or grasslike vegetation grows and is the dominant form of plant life

Pasturenoun

(obsolete) Food, nourishment.

Grassland

Grasslands are areas where the vegetation is dominated by grasses (Poaceae). However, sedge (Cyperaceae) and rush (Juncaceae) can also be found along with variable proportions of legumes, like clover, and other herbs.

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Pastureverb

(transitive) To move animals into a pasture.

Pastureverb

(intransitive) To graze.

Pastureverb

(transitive) To feed, especially on growing grass; to supply grass as food for.

‘The farmer pastures fifty oxen; the land will pasture forty cows.’;

Pasturenoun

Food; nourishment.

‘Toads and frogs his pasture poisonous.’;

Pasturenoun

Specifically: Grass growing for the food of cattle; the food of cattle taken by grazing.

Pasturenoun

Grass land for cattle, horses, etc.; pasturage.

‘He maketh me to lie down in green pastures.’; ‘So graze as you find pasture.’;

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Pastureverb

To feed, esp. to feed on growing grass; to supply grass as food for; as, the farmer pastures fifty oxen; the land will pasture forty cows.

Pastureverb

To feed on growing grass; to graze.

Pasturenoun

a field covered with grass or herbage and suitable for grazing by livestock

Pasturenoun

animal food for browsing or grazing

Pastureverb

let feed in a field or pasture or meadow

Pastureverb

feed as in a meadow or pasture;

‘the herd was grazing’;

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Pasturenoun

land covered with grass and other low plants suitable for grazing animals, especially cattle or sheep

‘areas of rich meadow pasture’; ‘grassy pastures’; ‘many a horse was put out to pasture there’; ‘a range of pasture grasses’;

Pasturenoun

used to refer to a person's situation in life

‘she left the office for pastures new’;

Pastureverb

put (animals) to graze in a pasture

‘they pastured their cows in the water meadow’;

Pastureverb

(of animals) graze

‘the livestock pastured and the crops grew’;

Pasture

Pasture (from the Latin pastus, past participle of pascere, ) is land used for grazing. Pasture lands in the narrow sense are enclosed tracts of farmland, grazed by domesticated livestock, such as horses, cattle, sheep, or swine.

‘to feed’;

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