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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pastoral \Pas"tor*al\, a. [L. pastoralis: cf. F. pastoral. See Pastor.] 1. Of or pertaining to shepherds; hence, relating to rural life and scenes; as, a pastoral life. [1913 Webster] 2. Relating to the care of souls, or to the pastor of a church; as, pastoral duties; a pastoral letter. [1913 Webster] Pastoral staff (Eccl.), a staff, usually of the form of a shepherd's crook, borne as an official emblem by a bishop, abbot, abbess, or other prelate privileged to carry it. See Crook, and Crosier. Pastoral Theology, that part of theology which treats of the duties of pastors. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

28 Moby Thesaurus words for "pastoral staff": Malacca cane, alpenstock, baton, cane, crook, crosier, cross, cross-staff, crutch, crutch-stick, handstaff, keys, lituus, miter, pallium, paterissa, quarterstaff, red hat, ring, shillelagh, staff, stave, stick, swagger stick, swanking stick, tiara, triple crown, walking stick