Definition of Bucolicum
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LNS
Būcolicum, Būcolicī
bucolicus
Mostly Plural
noun (n., 2nd declension)
  1. Virgil's pastoral poetry, the Bucolics
  2. Bucolics
Abbreviations
būcolicus, a, um, adj., = βουκολικός, pertaining to shepherds, pastoral, bucolic. In gen.: Bucolicōn poema, Virgil's pastoral poetry, the Bucolics, Col. 7, 10, 8; and absol.: Būcolica, ōrum, n., = τὰ Βουκολικά, Bucolics, Ov. Tr. 2, 538: Bucolica Theocriti et Vergilii, Gell. 9, 9, 4; cf. Serv. ad Verg. E.1.

— Esp. Bucolice tome = βουκολικὴ τομή; in metre, the bucolic caesura; that of an hexameter whose fourth foot is a dactyl, and ends a word (e. g. Verg. E. 3, 1: Dic mihi, Damoeta, cujum pecus? an Meliboei?), Aus. Ep. 4, 88.

— A species of panaces, Plin. 25, 4, 11, § 31.

— Būcolici, ōrum, m., a class of Egyptian soldiers, so called from their place of abode, Bucolica, Capitol. Ant. Phil. 21; Vulcat. Avid. Cass. 6, 7.
 
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