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batrachomyomachia

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  • n. a silly altercation

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  • That's exactly what I wanted to type!

    February 10, 2008

  • From the Greek batracho- (frog) myo- (mouse) and machia; thus, lit., a battle or fight between frogs and mice. Used generally to mean making a big deal out of little or nothing. Plutarch mockingly used it as a title for a work of Homer. Cf. batrachoherpetomachia.

    February 10, 2008