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Definition of the noun pasturage

What does pasturage mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: pasturages

  1. succulent herbaceous vegetation of pasture land
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • synonym of pasturage: herbage
    • more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
  2. bulky food like grass or hay for browsing or grazing horses or cattle
    • lexical domain: Foods & Drinks - nouns denoting foods and drinks
    • synonyms of pasturage: eatage / forage / grass / pasture
    • more generic word: fodder = coarse food (especially for livestock) composed of entire plants or the leaves and stalks of a cereal crop

Alternative definition of the noun pasturage


  1. A pasture; land that is used for pasture.
  2. The grass or other vegetation eaten by livestock and found in a pasture.
  3. The right to graze livestock on a pasture.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for pasturage

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Google previewThe Nomadic Alternative (1978)

Modes and Models of Interaction in the African-Asian Deserts and Steppes by Wolfgang Weissleder

Only Sweet points out that “though it is logical to suppose that freedom of access to adequate pasturage is a condition of tribal life, how this is regulated within the tribal structure of north Arabian Bedouin society has not been fully understood” ...

Google previewThe Eclectic Review (1836)

Even as relates to employment, pasturage is the greatest source. A cow is the means of employing the chandler, tanner, shoe-maker, harness-maker, &c., &c. . The fleece of sheep employs the spinner, the dyer, the weaver, the hosier, &c., &c .

Google previewEcology of Fresh Waters (2013)

A View for the Twenty-First Century by Brian R. Moss

Pasturage means the deliberate removal of forest, which, except in very dry or very high areas, is the usual natural cover for hilly regions the world over. Even when it was not deliberate, deforestation happened because stock browse on tree ...

Google previewThe institutions of the law of Scotland (1693)

deduced from its originals, and collated with the civil, canon, and feudal laws, and with the customs of neighboring nations : in IV books by James Dalrymple Stair (Viscount of)

Pasturage is a Servitude, whereby the Grafs of the Ground Servient, is applyed to the use of the Ground Dominant,and this sometimes reacheth to the fullbenefite oithe Grafs, so that the proprietar hath no (hare thereof, bur the benefiteof the ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica (1824)

Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature, Enlarged and Improved

pasturage. ground. of. France,. occupying. Of the aggregate of horses in France ( about one-eighth of its territory, the chief part is in Nor- 1,500,000) more than half belong to the northern mandy, Brittany, and other humid quarters of the ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

At some distance to the north of Milo is Thermia, anciently Cythnos, celebrated in antiquity for its fine pasturage. The splendor of its two cities is still attested by the fragments of white marble that are yet to be seen. It has two convents and ...

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Pasturage Meaning

Video shows what pasturage means. A pasture; land that is used for pasture.. The grass or other vegetation eaten by livestock and found in a pasture.. The right ...

Scrabble value of P3A1S1T1U1R1A1G2E1

The value of this 9-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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