Pasture

Definition of Pasture

Pas´ture
n.1.Food; nourishment.
Toads and frogs his pasture poisonous.
- Spenser.
2.Specifically: Grass growing for the food of cattle; the food of cattle taken by grazing.
3.Grass land for cattle, horses, etc.; pasturage.
He maketh me to lie down in green pastures.
- Ps. xxiii. 2.
So graze as you find pasture.
- Shak.
v. t.1.To feed, esp. to feed on growing grass; to supply grass as food for; as, the farmer pastures fifty oxen; the land will pasture forty cows.
[imp. & p. p. Pastured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Pasturing.]
v. i.1.To feed on growing grass; to graze.

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