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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French epigramme, from Latin epigramma, from Ancient Greek ἐπίγραμμα (epígramma, inscription).

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Examples (short poem)
When an epigram one's composin',
brevity is key,
of stanzas: one should be chosen,
and of lines: one more than three.

epigram (plural epigrams)

  1. (obsolete) An inscription in stone.
  2. A brief but witty saying.
  3. A short, witty or pithy poem.

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CzechEdit

NounEdit

epigram m

  1. epigram

Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /epǐɡram/
  • Hyphenation: e‧pi‧gram

NounEdit

epìgram m (Cyrillic spelling епѝграм)

  1. epigram

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