from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Alcaeus fl. 611?-580 B.C. Greek poet who reputedly invented Alcaic verse.
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- proper n. An Ancient Greek name, particularly borne by an Ancient Greek lyric poet of Mytilene (c. 620 BC-6th century BC).
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- n. Greek lyric poet of Lesbos; reputed inventor of Alcaic verse (611-580 BC)
From Ancient Greek Ἀλκαῖος (Alkaios). (Wiktionary)