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Aristophanes

play
biographical name Ar·is·toph·a·nes \ˌa-rə-ˈstä-fə-ˌnēz\

Definition of Aristophanes

  1. ca 450–ca 388 b.c. Athenian dram.

Aristophanic play \ˌa-rə-stə-ˈfa-nik\ adjective



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