Definition for PAS'TURE

PAS'TURE, n. [Fr. pâture, for pasture, from L. pasco, pastum, to feed, Gr. βοσκω.]

  1. Grass for the food of cattle; the food of cattle taken by grazing. – Brown.
  2. Ground covered with grass appropriated for the food of cattle. The farmer has a hundred acres of pasture. It is sometimes called pasture-land.
  3. Human culture; education. [Not used.] Dryden. Common of pasture, is the right of feeding cattle on another's ground.

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