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Ovid

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/ ˈɒv ɪd /
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noun
Publius Ovidius Naso, 43 b.c.–a.d. 17?, Roman poet.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Ovid

O·vid·i·an [oh-vid-ee-uhn], /oʊˈvɪd i ən/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for Ovid

Ovid
/ (ˈɒvɪd) /

noun
Latin name Publius Ovidius Naso. 43 bc –?17 ad, Roman poet. His verse includes poems on love, Ars Amatoria, on myths, Metamorphoses, and on his sufferings in exile, Tristia

Derived forms of Ovid

Ovidian (ɒˈvɪdɪən), adjective
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Cultural definitions for Ovid

Ovid
[ (ov-id) ]

An ancient Roman poet; author of the Metamorphoses and The Art of Love.

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