epigonic

(redirected from epigonous)

ep·i·gone

 (ĕp′ĭ-gōn′)
n.
A second-rate imitator or follower, especially of an artist or a philosopher.

[French épigone, sing. of épigones, from Greek Epigonoi, sons of the seven heroes against Thebes, from pl. of epigonos, born after : epi-, epi- + gonos, child, seed; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]

ep′i·gon′ic (-gŏn′ĭk) adj.
e·pig′on·ism (ĭ-pĭg′ə-nĭz′əm) n.

epigonic

(ˌɛpɪˈɡɒnɪk) or

epigonous

adj
of an epigone
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The same verses are not the same verses if they come from the epigonous Etienne Alane rather than Hugo.