Esopian
AEsopian [AE]*so"pi*an, Esopian E*so"pi*an, a. [L. Aesopius, from Gr. ?, fr. the famous Greek fabulist [AE]sop .] Of or pertaining to [AE]sop, or in his manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • Esopian — E*so pi*an, Esopic E*so pic, a. Same as {[AE]sopian}, {[AE]sopic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • esopian — adj. of or pertaining to or in the manner of Aesop …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Esopic — Esopian E*so pi*an, Esopic E*so pic, a. Same as {[AE]sopian}, {[AE]sopic}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • AEsopian — [AE]*so pi*an, Esopian E*so pi*an, a. [L. Aesopius, from Gr. ?, fr. the famous Greek fabulist [AE]sop .] Of or pertaining to [AE]sop, or in his manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Giovanni Meli —     Giovanni Meli     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Giovanni Meli     Sicilian poet, b. at Palermo, 4 March, 1740, d. 20 Dec., 1815. He was the son of a goldsmith of Spanish origin, and received his first education from the Jesuits. He afterwards… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Ae|so|pi|an — «ih SOH pee uhn», adjective. 1. of Aesop. 2. composed by Aesop or in his manner: »a fable in the Aesopian style. Also, Esopian …   Useful english dictionary

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