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Metamorphoses

[ met-uh-mawr-fuh-seez ]
/ ˌmɛt əˈmɔr fəˌsiz /
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noun

a series of mythological tales or legends in verse (a.d. 7–8) by Ovid.

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Metamorphoses
[ (met-uh-mawr-fuh-seez) ]

A long poem by the ancient Roman poet Ovid, in which he relates numerous stories from classical mythology. Many of the stories deal with miraculous transformations, or metamorphoses.

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