- Australian a grazier or land-holder raising sheep, cattle, etc, on a large scale
Related Wordsherdsman, herder, watcher, teacher, caretaker, watch, pastor, guide, guard, minister, escort, tender, attendant, protector, leader, pilot, shepherdess, pastoralist
Examples from the Web for pastoralist
Had Kingsley been himself a pastoralist, a hundred minute experiences might have obtained expression which he has avoided.Australian Writers
The Australian pastoralist "erected a temporary house, generally of large sheets of bark, in the first instance."
Over wide tracts the agriculturist, great and small, takes the place of the pastoralist.
I am since informed that Alfred is not a pastoralist, but in business, and that Edward has not retired up to date.A Week's Tramp in Dickens-Land
William R. Hughes
We have seen that he began as a pastoralist, advanced to be also a gardener, and is now a cultivator of lands under irrigation.The African Colony
Word Origin and History for pastoralist
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper