pasturage

[pas-cher-ij, pahs-]
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Origin of pasturage

First recorded in 1525–35; pasture + -age
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British Dictionary definitions for pasturage

pasturage

noun
  1. the right to graze or the business of grazing cattle
  2. another word for pasture
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Word Origin and History for pasturage
n.

1530s, from Old French pasturage (13c, Modern French pâturage), from pasturer "to pasture" (see pasture (v.)).

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