epos

noun
ep·​os | \ˈe-ˌpäs \

Definition of epos 

2 : a number of poems that treat an epic theme but are not formally united

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Your freestyle at Harvard University in 2016 was searing and soaring epos. New York Times, "The Roots’ Black Thought on Philadelphia Style. And His Beard.," 1 Nov. 2017

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First Known Use of epos

circa 1828, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for epos

Greek, word, epic poem — more at voice

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