Also called pas·ture·land [pas-cher-land, pahs-]. /ˈpæs tʃərˌlænd, ˈpɑs-/. an area covered with grass or other plants used or suitable for the grazing of livestock; grassland.
a specific area or piece of such ground.
grass or other plants for feeding livestock.
to feed (livestock) by putting them out to graze on pasture.
(of land) to furnish with pasture.
(of livestock) to graze upon.
(of livestock) to graze in a pasture.
Idioms about pasture
put out to pasture,
to put in a pasture to graze.
to dismiss, retire, or use sparingly as being past one's or its prime: Most of our older employees don't want to be put out to pasture.
- pas·tur·al, adjective
- pas·ture·less, adjective
- pas·tur·er, noun
- un·pas·tured, adjective
Other definitions for Pasture (2 of 2)
Ro·gi·er [French raw-zhee-ey] /French rɔ ʒiˈeɪ/ or Ro·ger [French raw-zhey] /French rɔˈʒeɪ/ de la [French duh-la]. /French də la/. Weyden, Rogier van der.
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British Dictionary definitions for pasture
land covered with grass or herbage and grazed by or suitable for grazing by livestock
a specific tract of such land
the grass or herbage growing on it
(tr) to cause (livestock) to graze or (of livestock) to graze (a pasture)
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Other Idioms and Phrases with pasture
see put out to grass (pasture).
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