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Wiktionary

Up to date as of January 15, 2010

Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

Contents

English

Alternative spellings

  • Esopian

Etymology

From Latin Aesopius (Aesopian), from Ancient Greek Αἴσωπος (Aisōpos), the famous Greek fabulist Aesop)

Pronunciation

Adjective

Aesopian (comparative more Aesopian, superlative most Aesopian)

Positive
Aesopian

Comparative
more Aesopian

Superlative
most Aesopian

  1. (not comparable) Related to or concerning the Greek fabulist Aesop
  2. (comparable) Characteristic of Aesop's animal fables
  3. (comparable) Employing or having an ambiguous or allegorical meaning, especially a political meaning

Translations

Synonyms

  • Aesopic
  • Esopic

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