[ ep-os ]
/ ˈɛp ɒs /


an epic.
epic poetry.
a group of poems, transmitted orally, concerned with parts of a common epic theme.
a series of events suitable for treatment in epic poetry.

Origin of epos

1825–35; <Latin <Greek épos speech, tale, song; akin to Latin vōxvoice, Sanskrit vácas word, hymn
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British Dictionary definitions for epos (1 of 2)

/ (ˈɛpɒs) /


a body of poetry in which the tradition of a people is conveyed, esp a group of poems concerned with a common epic theme
another word for epic (def. 1)

Word Origin for epos

C19: via Latin from Greek: speech, word, epic poem, song; related to Latin vōx voice

British Dictionary definitions for epos (2 of 2)

/ (ˈiːpɒs) /

n acronym for

electronic point of sale
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