epigonus

noun
epig·​o·​nus | \ i-ˈpi-gə-nəs How to pronounce epigonus (audio) , e- \
plural epigoni\ i-​ˈpi-​gə-​ˌnī How to pronounce epigoni (audio) , -​ˌnē , e-​ \

Definition of epigonus

: epigone usually used in plural

First Known Use of epigonus

1922, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epigonus

Latin

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“Epigonus.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epigonus. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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