beast epic

noun

Definition of beast epic

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

First Known Use of beast epic

1843, in the meaning defined above

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“Beast epic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beast%20epic. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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