beast fable

noun

Definition of beast fable

: a usually didactic prose or verse fable in which animals speak and act like human beings

First Known Use of beast fable

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Beast fable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beast%20fable. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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