epopee

noun

ep·​o·​pee ˈe-pə-ˌpē How to pronounce epopee (audio)
: epic
especially : an epic poem

Word History

Etymology

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

First Known Use

1697, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of epopee was in 1697

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“Epopee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epopee. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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