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English definition of “pasture”

pasture

noun [C or U]     /ˈpɑːs.tʃər/ US  /ˈpæs.tʃɚ/
grass or similar plants suitable for animals such as cows and sheep to eat, or an area of land covered in this: The sheep were grazing on the lush green pastures. Some fields are planted with crops for several years, and then returned to pasture for the cattle.Animal foodDeserts, prairies and wildernesses
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