1. [ noun ] (music,fine art) a musical composition that evokes rural life
Synonyms: pastoral pastorale
Related terms: musical_composition
2. [ noun ] an episode of such pastoral or romantic charm as to qualify as the subject of a poetic idyll
Related terms: episode
3. [ noun ] (verse,writing) a short descriptive poem of rural or pastoral life
Synonyms: bucolic eclogue
Related terms: pastoral
Similar spelling:   Idell