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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Pastoral (0.00981 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Pastoral.
English → English
adj 1: of or relating to a pastor; “pastoral work”
; “a pastoral
2: relating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising
sheep or cattle; “pastoral seminomadic people”
; “a pastoral economy”
3: used of idealized country life; “a country life of arcadian
; “a pleasant bucolic scene”
; “charming in its
; “rustic tranquility”
4: suggestive of an idyll; charmingly simple and serene; “his
idyllic life in Tahiti”
; “the pastoral legends of
America's Golden Age”
n 1: a musical composition that evokes rural life [syn: pastorale
2: a letter from a pastor to the congregation
3: a literary work idealizing the rural life (especially the
life of shepherds)
English → English
1. A poem describing the life and manners of shepherds; a
poem in which the speakers assume the character of
shepherds; an idyl; a bucolic.
A pastoral is a poem in which any action or passion
is represented by its effects on a country life.
2. (Mus.) A cantata relating to rural life; a composition for
instruments characterized by simplicity and sweetness; a
lyrical composition the subject of which is taken from
rural life. --Moore (Encyc. of Music).
3. (Eccl.) A letter of a pastor to his charge; specifically,
a letter addressed by a bishop to his diocese; also (Prot.
Epis. Ch.), a letter of the House of Bishops, to be read
in each parish.
, a. [L. pastoralis: cf. F. pastoral. See
1. Of or pertaining to shepherds; hence, relating to rural
life and scenes; as, a pastoral life.
2. Relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a
church; as, pastoral duties; a pastoral letter.
(Eccl.), a staff, usually of the form of a
shepherd's crook, borne as an official emblem by a bishop,
abbot, abbess, or other prelate privileged to carry it.
, and Crosier
, that part of theology which treats of
the duties of pastors.