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Plau·tus

 (plô′təs), Titus Maccius 254?-184 bc.
Roman comic playwright whose works influenced Shakespeare and Molière.

Plautus

(ˈplɔːtəs)
n
(Biography) Titus Maccius (ˈtaɪtəs ˈmæksɪəs). ?254–?184 bc, Roman comic dramatist. His 21 extant works, adapted from Greek plays, esp those by Menander, include Menaechmi (the basis of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors), Miles Gloriosus, Rudens, and Captivi

Plau•tus

(ˈplɔ təs)

n.
Titus Maccius, c254–c184 B.C., Roman playwright.
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Noun1.Plautus - comic dramatist of ancient Rome (253?-184 BC)
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Plautus

[ˈplɔːtəs] nPlauto