pasture definition

  • noun:
    • Grass or other plant life eaten as meals by grazing pets.
    • Ground where these types of vegetation develops, especially whatever is set aside for usage by domestic grazing pets.
    • The eating or grazing of creatures.
    • land where cattle can be kept for feeding.
    • Ground covered with grass or herbage, used or suited to the grazing of livestock.
    • Food, nutrition.
    • Food; nutrition.
    • Specifically: Grass growing for meals of cattle; the foodstuff of cattle taken by grazing.
    • Grass land for cattle, ponies, etc.; pasturage.
    • Food; nourishment; fare.
    • Grass for the meals of cattle or other pets; the foodstuff of cattle taken by grazing.
    • Ground covered with lawn appropriated the grazing of cattle or any other creatures.
    • in fisheries, one of several compartments of a deep-water weir, which corresponds as to the is termed the big pond inside shoal-water weir; that an element of the weir that the seafood first enter, being directed because of the leader. See deep-water weir, under weir.
    • A rocky coast in which codfish turn to spawn.
    • bulky meals like grass or hay for searching or grazing horses or cattle
    • a field covered with lawn or herbage and ideal for grazing by livestock
  • verb-transitive:
    • To herd (pets) into a pasture to graze.
    • To provide (animals) with pasturage. Used of land.
    • To graze on (land or plant life).
    • To use (land) as pasture.
    • To feed, esp. to prey on developing lawn; to provide grass as meals for
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To graze in a pasture.
    • To prey on developing grass; to graze.
  • idiom:
    • put-out to pasture To herd (grazing creatures) into pasturable land.
    • put-out to pasture Informal To retire or compel to retire from work or the full work.
  • verb:
    • To move creatures into a pasture to graze.
    • To graze.
    • feed as with a meadow or pasture
    • allow feed in a field or pasture or meadow
  • others:
    • To give by grazing; supply or afford pasture or nutrition to: as, the land will pasture fifty oxen; the cattle had been pastured from the hillside or perhaps in the meadow.
    • To graze; just take food by consuming growing herbage from surface.

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