apologue

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noun ap·o·logue \ˈa-pə-ˌlȯg, -ˌläg\

Definition of apologue

  1. :  an allegorical narrative usually intended to convey a moral

Examples of apologue in a Sentence

  1. the film is an apologue of sorts, but the message is couched in a zany and action-filled plot

Origin and Etymology of apologue

French, from Latin apologus, from Greek apologos, from apo- + logos speech, narrative


First Known Use: circa 1555



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