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[ih-pig-uh-nuh s]
noun, plural e·pig·o·ni [ih-pig-uh-nahy] /ɪˈpɪg əˌnaɪ/.
  1. epigone.
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pl n singular -onus (-ənəs)
  1. Greek myth the descendants of the Seven against Thebes, who undertook a second expedition against the city and eventually captured and destroyed it
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C20: from Greek epigonoi those born after
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