Definition of Epithet. Meaning of Epithet. Synonyms of Epithet

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Definition of Epithet

Epithet
Epithet Ep"i*thet, v. t. To describe by an epithet. [R.] Never was a town better epitheted. --Sir H. Wotton.

Meaning of Epithet from wikipedia

- An epithet (from Gr****: ἐπίθετον, epitheton, neuter of ἐπίθετος, epithetos, "attributed, added") is a byname, or a descriptive term (word or phrase),...
- An epithet is a name. In taxonomic nomenclature, it is a word or phrase (epithet) in the name of an organism. It can be: Epithet may also refer to: a...
- the modern concept of genera". The scientific name (or the scientific epithet) of a genus is also called the generic name; in modern style guides and...
- Epithet Erased is an American animated action-comedy web-series created by Brendan Blaber. It premiered on VRV on November 8, 2019 and on YouTube on November...
- characteristic of Homer's style is the use of epithets, as in "rosy-fingered" Dawn or "swift-footed" Achilles. Epithets are used because of the constraints of...
- species belongs, whereas the second part – the specific name or specific epithetdistinguishes the species within the genus. For example, modern humans...
- confined to the United States, the use of the words **** and ****got as epithets for **** men has spread elsewhere in the English-speaking world, but the...
- Fascist has been used as a pejorative epithet against a wide range of individuals, political movements, governments, public, and private institutions...
- Cracker, sometimes white cracker or cracka, is a racial epithet directed towards white people, used especially with regard to poor rural whites in the...
- An animal epithet is a name used to label a person or group, by ****ociation with some perceived quality of an animal. Epithets may be formulated as similes...