georgic

georgic
/jawr"jik/, adj.
1. agricultural.
n.
2. a poem on an agricultural theme.
[1505-15; < L georgicus < Gk georgikós, equiv. to georg(ós) husbandman (geo- GEO- + -ourgos working, worker, akin to érgon WORK) + -ikos -IC]

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poetry
      a poem dealing with practical aspects of agriculture and rural affairs. The model for such verse in postclassical literature was Virgil's Georgica, itself modeled on a now lost Geōrgika (Greek: “agricultural things”) by the 2nd-century BC Greek poet Nicander of Colophon.

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