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[ov-id] /ˈɒv ɪd/
(Publius Ovidius Naso) 43 b.c.–a.d. 17? Roman poet.
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[oh-vid-ee-uh n] /oʊˈvɪd i ən/ (Show IPA),
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Latin name Publius Ovidius Naso. 43 bc–?17 ad, Roman poet. His verse includes poems on love, Ars Amatoria, on myths, Metamorphoses, and on his sufferings in exile, Tristia
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Ovidian (ɒˈvɪdɪən) adjective
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Publius Ovidius Nasso, Roman poet (43 B.C.E.-17 C.E.). Related: Ovidian.

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Ovid [(ov-id)]

An ancient Roman poet; author of the Metamorphoses and The Art of Love.

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