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- n. A petty quarrel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The battle between the frogs and mice; -- a Greek parody on the Iliad, of uncertain authorship.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A battle between the frogs and mice; specifically (cap.), the title of an ancient Greek parody on the Iliad.
From Batrachomyomachia (Ancient Greek βάτραχος, frog, μῦς, mouse, and μάχη, battle), a comic epic parodying the Iliad in which a diving frog accidentally drowns a mouse riding on his back, prompting a war between the species. (Wiktionary)