epopee

noun
ep·​o·​pee | \ ˈe-pə-ˌpē How to pronounce epopee (audio) \

Definition of epopee

: epic especially : an epic poem

First Known Use of epopee

1697, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epopee

French épopée, from Greek epopoiia, from epos + poiein to make — more at poet

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“Epopee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epopee. Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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