epos

[ ep-os ]
/ ˈɛp ɒs /

noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. eponymous,
  2. eponymy,
  3. epoophorectomy,
  4. epoophoron,
  5. epopee,
  6. epoxidation,
  7. epoxide,
  8. epoxidize,
  9. epoxy,
  10. epoxy group

Origin of epos

1825–35; < Latin < Greek épos speech, tale, song; akin to Latin vōx voice, Sanskrit vácas word, hymn

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British Dictionary definitions for eposes

epos

/ (ˈɛpɒs) /

noun

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

EPOS

/ (ˈiːpɒs) /

n acronym for

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