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epos

[ep-os] /ˈɛp ɒs/
noun
1.
an epic.
2.
epic poetry.
3.
a group of poems, transmitted orally, concerned with parts of a common epic theme.
4.
a series of events suitable for treatment in epic poetry.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; < Latin < Greek épos speech, tale, song; akin to Latin vōx voice, Sanskrit vácas word, hymn
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British Dictionary definitions for epos

epos

/ˈɛpɒs/
noun
1.
a body of poetry in which the tradition of a people is conveyed, esp a group of poems concerned with a common epic theme
2.
another word for epic (sense 1)
Word Origin
C19: via Latin from Greek: speech, word, epic poem, song; related to Latin vōxvoice

EPOS

/ˈiːpɒs/
noun acronym
1.
electronic point of sale
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