Allegoric : Definition

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Definitions of Allegoric

Pronunciation : Al`le*gor"ic
Part of Speech : Al`le*gor"ic*al
Etymology : [F. all├ęgorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. Allegory.]
Definition : Defn: Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative. "An allegoric tale." Falconer. "An allegorical application." Pope. Allegorical being . . . that kind of language which says one thing, but means another. Max Miller. Al`le*gor"ic*al*ly, adv. -- Al`le*gor"ic*al*ness, n.

Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913


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