Aesop Definition

ēsəp, -sŏp
proper name
Real or legendary Gr. author of fables: supposed to have lived 6th cent. b.c.
Webster's New World
pronoun

An ancient Greek author, famous for the fables ascribed to him.

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other
Greek fabulist traditionally considered the author of Aesop's Fables, including “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “The Fox and the Grapes.”
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Other Word Forms of Aesop

Noun

Singular:
aesop
Plural:
aesops

Origin of Aesop

  • From Ancient Greek Αἴσωπος (Aisōpos).

    From Wiktionary

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