rogier de la pasture


[French pah-tyr]
Rogier [French raw-zhee-ey] , or Roger [French raw-zhey] , de la [French duh-la] , Weyden, Rogier van der. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To rogier de la pasture
World English Dictionary
pasture (ˈpɑːstʃə)
1.  land covered with grass or herbage and grazed by or suitable for grazing by livestock
2.  a specific tract of such land
3.  the grass or herbage growing on it
4.  (tr) to cause (livestock) to graze or (of livestock) to graze (a pasture)
[C13: via Old French from Late Latin pāstūra, from pascere to feed]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Word Origin & History

c.1300, from O.Fr. pasture "grass eaten by cattle," from L.L. pastura "a feeding, grazing," from L. pastus, pp. of pascere "to feed, graze" (see pastor).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2014, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature