real or legendary Gr. author of fables: supposed to have lived 6th cent.
Sixth century BC
Greek fabulist traditionally considered the author of Aesop's Fables, including “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Fox and the Grapes.”
- Ae·so′pi·an Ae·sop′ic
- An ancient Greek author, famous for the fables ascribed to him.
From Ancient Greek Αἴσωπος (Aisōpos).