pastoralist

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pastoral +‎ -ist

Adjective[edit]

pastoralist ‎(comparative more pastoralist, superlative most pastoralist)

  1. Having features common to pastoralism.
    a pastoralist society

Translations[edit]

Noun[edit]

pastoralist ‎(plural pastoralists)

  1. A person involved in pastoralism, whose primary occupation is the raising of livestock
    • 2015, Elizabeth Royte, Vultures Are Revolting. Here’s Why We Need to Save Them., National Geographic (December 2015)[1]
      As our truck weaves through flocks of sheep and goats, Virani explains how the Maasai have in recent years leased their land, which rings the northern section of the Masai Mara National Reserve, to conservancies established to protect wildlife by excluding pastoralists and their livestock.