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1. A number of poems, not formally united, that treat an epic theme.
2. An epic.

[Latin, from Greek; see wekw- in Indo-European roots.]


1. (Poetry) a body of poetry in which the tradition of a people is conveyed, esp a group of poems concerned with a common epic theme
2. (Poetry) another word for epic1
[C19: via Latin from Greek: speech, word, epic poem, song; related to Latin vōx voice]


n acronym for
(Commerce) electronic point of sale


(ˈɛp ɒs)

1. an epic.
2. epic poetry.
3. a group of poems, transmitted orally, concerned with parts of a common epic theme.
4. a series of events suitable for treatment in epic poetry.
[1825–35; < Latin < Greek épos speech, tale, song]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.epos - a body of poetry that conveys the traditions of a society by treating some epic theme
poesy, poetry, verse - literature in metrical form
2.epos - a long narrative poem telling of a hero's deeds
poem, verse form - a composition written in metrical feet forming rhythmical lines
chanson de geste - Old French epic poems
rhapsody - an epic poem adapted for recitation
heroic, heroic meter, heroic verse - a verse form suited to the treatment of heroic or elevated themes; dactylic hexameter or iambic pentameter


abbr of electronic point of saleelektronisches Kassenterminal
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