Aesop

biographical name
Ae·​sop | \ ˈē-ˌsäp How to pronounce Aesop (audio) , -səp \

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Greek fabulist; probably legendary

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“Aesop.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aesop. Accessed 1 Jun. 2020.

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