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/ ˈzuk sɪs /
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flourished c430–c400 b.c., Greek painter.
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How to use Zeuxis in a sentence
We shall conclude this chapter with a celebrated Painter of Antiquity, named Zeuxis.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
The grapes of Zeuxis did not need this power of action to tempt the birds as did the boy in order to frighten them.
The expression of Pliny was therefore a just one, that Zeuxis had given great glory to the brush.
The hero of Timanthes and the athlete of Zeuxis were equally celebrated among Grecian paintings as ideals of manly form.
He has been called indeed "the modern Zeuxis," after the famous Greek painter whose painted grapes deceived the birds.
British Dictionary definitions for Zeuxis
/ (ˈzjuːksɪs) /
late 5th century bc, Greek painter, noted for the verisimilitude of his works
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