pastoralize

pastoralize

[pas-ter-uh-lahyz, pah-ster-]
verb (used with object), pastoralized, pastoralizing.
1.
to make pastoral or rural.
2.
to celebrate in a pastoral or set in a pastoral form.
Also, especially British, pastoralise.


Origin:
1815–25; pastoral + -ize

pastoralization, noun
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