Aesop definition by Webster's New World
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real or legendary Gr. author of fables: supposed to have lived 6th cent.
Aesop definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Sixth century B.C.
Greek fabulist traditionally considered the author of Aesop's Fables, including “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Fox and the Grapes.”