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Plautus

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/ ˈplɔ təs /
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noun
Ti·tus Mac·ci·us [tahy-tuhs mak-see-uhs], /ˈtaɪ təs ˈmæk si əs/, c254–c184 b.c., Roman dramatist.
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Plautus
/ (ˈplɔːtəs) /

noun
Titus Maccius (ˈtaɪtəs ˈmæksɪəs). ?254–?184 bc, Roman comic dramatist. His 21 extant works, adapted from Greek plays, esp those by Menander, include Menaechmi (the basis of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors), Miles Gloriosus, Rudens, and Captivi
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