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pasture

noun [C or U] uk   /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.
Translations of “pasture”
in Korean 초원, 목초지…
in Arabic مَرعى…
in French pâturage…
in Turkish çayır, otlak, mera…
in Italian pascolo…
in Chinese (Traditional) 牧場…
in Russian пастбище…
in Polish pastwisko…
in Spanish pasto…
in Portuguese pasto…
in German die Weide…
in Catalan pastura, prat…
in Japanese 牧草地, 牧場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 牧场…
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