Terence

[ ter-uh ns ]
/ ˈtɛr əns /

noun

Publius Terentius Afer, c190–159? b.c., Roman playwright.
a male given name: taken from a Roman family name.
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Terence

/ (ˈtɛrəns) /

noun

Latin name Publius Terentius Afer. ?190–159 bc, Roman comic dramatist. His six comedies, Andria, Hecyra, Heauton Timoroumenos, Eunuchus, Phormio, and Adelphoe, are based on Greek originals by Menander
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