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[ih-pig-uh-nuh s] /ɪˈpɪg ə nəs/
noun, plural epigoni
[ih-pig-uh-nahy] /ɪˈpɪg əˌnaɪ/ (Show IPA)
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plural noun (sing) -onus (-ənəs)
(Greek myth) the descendants of the Seven against Thebes, who undertook a second expedition against the city and eventually captured and destroyed it
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C20: from Greek epigonoi those born after
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