from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Ovid Originally Publius Ovidius Naso. 43 B.C.-A.D. 17. Roman poet known for his explorations of love, especially the Art of Love (c. 1 B.C.) and Metamorphoses (c. A.D. 8).

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  • proper n. A 1st century BC Roman poet.
  • proper n. A male given name of mainly historic use.

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  • n. Roman poet remembered for his elegiac verses on love (43 BC - AD 17)


Latin Ovidius, name of a Roman gens. (Wiktionary)



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