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epos

Noun

1 a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme
2 a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds [syn: epic poem, heroic poem, epic]

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Czech

Noun

epos
  1. epic (extended narrative poem)

Latin

Etymology

From the ἔπος.

Noun

epos (-)
  1. an epic, a heroic poem

Usage notes

  • Occurring only in the and forms.

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