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Archilochus

Line breaks: Ar¦chilo|chus
Pronunciation: /ɑːˈkɪləkəs
 
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Definition of Archilochus in English:

( 8th or 7th century bc), Greek poet. Acclaimed in his day as equal in stature to Homer and Pindar, he wrote satirical verse and fables and is credited with the invention of iambic metre.

Words that rhyme with Archilochus

Cocos, crocus, focus, hocus, hocus-pocus, locus

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