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Theocritus

[thee-ok-ri-tuh s] /θiˈɒk rɪ təs/
noun
1.
flourished c270 b.c, Greek poet.
Related forms
Theocritean
[thee-ok-ri-tee-uh n] /θiˌɒk rɪˈti ən/ (Show IPA),
Theocritan, adjective
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Theocritus

/θɪˈɒkrɪtəs/
noun
1.
?310–?250 bc, Greek poet, born in Syracuse. He wrote the first pastoral poems in Greek literature and was closely imitated by Virgil
Derived Forms
Theocritan, Theocritean (θɪˌɒkrɪˈtiːən) adjective, noun
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