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Ae·sop

 (ē′səp, -sŏp′) Sixth century bc.
Greek fabulist traditionally considered the author of Aesop's Fables, including "The Tortoise and the Hare" and "The Fox and the Grapes."

Ae·so′pi·an (ē-sō′pē-ən), Ae·sop′ic (-sŏp′ĭk) adj.

Aesop

(ˈiːsɒp)
n
(Biography) ?620–564 bc, Greek author of fables in which animals are given human characters and used to satirize human failings
Aeˈsopian, Aeˈsopic adj

Ae•sop

(ˈi səp, ˈi sɒp)

n.
c620–c560 B.C., Greek writer of fables.
Ae•so•pi•an (iˈsoʊ pi ən, iˈsɒp i-) Ae•sop•ic (iˈsɒp ɪk) adj.
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Translations
Ezop

Aesop

[ˈiːsɒp] NEsopo
Aesop's FablesFábulas fpl de Esopo

Aesop

nÄsop m; Aesop’s fablesdie äsopischen Fabeln

Aesop

[ˈiːsɒp] nEsopo
References in classic literature ?
AEsop was a Greek slave who could not even write down his wonderful fables; yet all the world reads them.
Do you know, you speak Greek as well as AEsop did, my dear La Fontaine.
But we employ our wisdom to do good, instead of harm; so that horrid Aesop did not know what he was talking about.