eclogue definition

  • noun:
    • A pastoral poem, often in the form of a dialogue between shepherds.
    • A pastoral poem, frequently in the shape of a shepherd's monologue or a dialogue between shepherds.
    • A pastoral poem, which shepherds tend to be introduced speaking to each other; a bucolic; an idyl.
    • In poetry, a pastoral composition, where shepherds tend to be introduced speaking to the other person; a bucolic: as, the eclogues of Virgil.
    • a short poem descriptive of rural or pastoral life

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