from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Aristophanes 448?-388? B.C. Athenian playwright considered to be the greatest ancient writer of satirical comedy. Among his surviving plays are The Clouds (423) and Lysistrata (411).
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- proper n. An Ancient Greek male name, most famously borne by a playwright who lived from circa 446 BC to circa 386 BC.
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- n. an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)
From Ancient Greek Ἀριστοφάνης (Aristophanēs). (Wiktionary)