from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A second-rate imitator or follower, especially of an artist or a philosopher.
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One born after; a successor or heir.
- noun Same as
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- noun A
- noun An undistinguished or inferior
imitatorof a well known artistor their style.
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- noun an inferior imitator of some distinguished writer or artist of musician
from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
[French épigone, sing. of épigones, from Greek Epigonoi, sons of the seven heroes against Thebes, from pl. of epigonos, born after : epi-, epi- + gonos, child, seed; see genə- in Indo-European roots.]
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From French épigones, from Latin epigonī, from Ancient Greek ἐπίγονοι (epigonoi), plural form of ἐπίγονος (epigonos, "born after"), from ἐπιγίγνομαι (epigignomai, "I come after"), from ἐπί (epi, "upon"), from γίγνομαι (gignomai, "I become").
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