beast epic

noun

: a poem with epic conventions in which animals speak and act like human beings

Word History

First Known Use

1843, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beast epic was in 1843

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“Beast epic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beast%20epic. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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