AEneid
AEneid [AE]*ne"id, n. [L. Aeneis, Aeneidis, or -dos: cf. F. ['E]n['e]ide.] The great epic poem of Virgil, of which the hero is [AE]neas. [1913 Webster]

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  • Aeneid — n. epic Latin poem by the poet Virgil …   English contemporary dictionary

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  • Aeneid — noun an epic in Latin by Virgil; tells the adventures of Aeneas after the Trojan War; provides an illustrious historical background for the Roman Empire • Instance Hypernyms: ↑epic poem, ↑heroic poem, ↑epic, ↑epos …   Useful english dictionary

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