noun po·eto·mach·ia \pōˌetəˈmakēə\

Definition of poetomachia



  1. :  a contest of poets; specifically :  a literary quarrel involving a number of Elizabethan dramatists

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Origin and Etymology of poetomachia

New Latin, from Latin poeta poet + New Latin -o- + Greek -machia -machy — more at poet

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a trip made at another's expense

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