Corydon

/ (ˈkɒrɪdən, -ˌdɒn) /

noun

(in pastoral literature) a shepherd or rustic
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Corydon


traditional poetic name for a shepherd or rustic swain, from Latin Corydon, from Greek Korydon, name of a shepherd in Theocritus and Virgil.

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