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[ee-suh p, ee-sop] /ˈi səp, ˈi sɒp/
c620–c560 b.c, Greek writer of fables. Unabridged
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?620–564 bc, Greek author of fables in which animals are given human characters and used to satirize human failings
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Aesopian, Aesopic, adjective
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Greek Aisopos, semi-legendary 6c. B.C.E. fablist.

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