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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • Greek playwright whose comedies, including The Clouds (423) and Lysistrata (411), satirize Athenian society, politics, and philosophy.

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  • proper noun 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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  • noun an ancient Greek dramatist remembered for his comedies (448-380 BC)

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek Ἀριστοφάνης (Aristophanēs).

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