Definition of Theocritus in English:

Theocritus

Syllabification: The·oc·ri·tus
Pronunciation: /THēˈäkrətəs
 
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  • (Circa 310-circa 250 bc), Greek poet, born in Sicily. He is chiefly known for his Idylls, which were hexameter poems presenting the lives of imaginary shepherds and which became the model for Virgil’s Eclogues.

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Pronunciation: ˌkələrəˈto͝orə
noun
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody