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Aristophanes

[ ar-uh-stof-uh-neez ]
/ ˌær əˈstɒf əˌniz /
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noun
448?–385? b.c., Athenian comic dramatist.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Aristophanes

A·ris·to·phan·ic [uh-ris-tuh-fan-ik], /əˌrɪs təˈfæn ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Aristophanes

Aristophanes
/ (ˌærɪˈstɒfəˌniːz) /

noun
?448–?380 bc, Greek comic dramatist, who satirized leading contemporary figures such as Socrates and Euripides. Eleven of his plays are extant, including The Clouds, The Frogs, The Birds, and Lysistrata
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Cultural definitions for Aristophanes

Aristophanes
[ (ar-i-stof-uh-neez) ]

An ancient Greek dramatist, the author of such comedies as The Clouds and Lysistrata.

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