rogier de la pasture

Pasture

[French pah-tyr]
noun
Rogier [French raw-zhee-ey] , or Roger [French raw-zhey] , de la [French duh-la] , Weyden, Rogier van der.
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pasture (ˈpɑːstʃə)
 
n
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
 
vb
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]

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pasture
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).
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