from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Euripides 480?-406 B.C. Greek dramatist who ranks with Sophocles and Aeschylus as the greatest classical tragedians. He wrote more than 90 tragedies, although only 18, including Medea, Hippolytus, and The Trojan Women, survive in complete form.
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- proper n. A Greek tragedian (c. 480–406 BCE); Euripides was the last of the three great tragedians of classical Athens.
- proper n. A male given name, mostly representing a transliteraion of the modern Greek Ευριπίδης.
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- n. one of the greatest tragic dramatists of ancient Greece (480-406 BC)
From Ancient Greek Εὐριπίδης. (Wiktionary)