- a poem on an agricultural theme.
Origin of georgic
Related Words for georgicprovincial, idyllic, pastoral, agrarian, bucolic, rustic, backwoods, agricultural, homey, arcadian, countrified, farm, natural, ranch, simple, sylvan, unsophisticated, agronomic, georgic, outland
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Historical Examples of georgic
But there came an evening when we finished the Fourth Georgic together.The Adventures of Harry Revel
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
For the tribute to Gallus in the original draft of Georgic iv.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors
What remained to be said or sung about bees after the Fourth Georgic?Renaissance in Italy: Italian Literature
John Addington Symonds
The whole form had to stay back on the last day and write out a Georgic.The Loom of Youth
Virgil in the third Georgic speaks of a murrain among cattle.
- literary agricultural
- a poem about rural or agricultural life
Word Origin for georgic
Word Origin and History for georgic
1510s, Georgics, title of Virgil's poems on rural life, from Latin georgica, from georgicus (adj.), from Greek georgikos "of a husbandman, agricultural," from ge "earth" + ergon "work" (see urge (v.)). As an adjective meaning "related to agriculture" from 1711.