Definition of apologue
: an allegorical narrative usually intended to convey a moral
Examples of apologue
<the film is an apologue of sorts, but the message is couched in a zany and action-filled plot>
Origin of apologue
French, from Latin apologus, from Greek apologos, from apo- + logos speech, narrative
First Known Use: circa 1555
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