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Aesop

[ee-suh p, ee-sop]
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noun
  1. c620–c560 b.c., Greek writer of fables.
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Aesop

noun
  1. ?620–564 bc, Greek author of fables in which animals are given human characters and used to satirize human failings
Derived FormsAesopian or Aesopic, adjective
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Aesop

Greek Aisopos, semi-legendary 6c. B.C.E. fablist.

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