adjective see epigone

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • epigonous — epig·o·nous …   English syllables

  • epigonous — adjective see epigonic …   Useful english dictionary

  • epigone — noun Etymology: German, from Latin epigonus successor, from Greek epigonos, from epigignesthai to be born after, from epi + gignesthai to be born more at kin Date: 1865 follower, disciple; also an inferior imitator • epigonic or epigonous… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epigone — /ˈɛpəgoʊn/ (say epuhgohn) noun an inferior imitator or follower of an important writer, painter, etc. Also, epigon /ˈɛpigɒn/ (say epeegon). {Latin epigonus, from Greek epigonos born afterwards} –epigonic /ɛpəˈgɒnɪk/ (say epuh gonik), epigonous… …   Australian English dictionary

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