allegoric


allegoric
of, or relating to allegory
See Also: allegorically

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  • Allegoric — Al le*gor ic, Allegorical Al le*gor ic*al, a. [F. all[ e]gorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. ?. See {Allegory}.] Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative. An allegoric tale.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • allegoric — allegorical ► ADJECTIVE ▪ constituting or containing allegory. DERIVATIVES allegoric adjective allegorically adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • allegoric — al·le·gor·ic || ‚ælɪ gÉ’rɪk(l) adj. metaphorical, figurative, symbolic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • allegoric — al·le·gor·ic …   English syllables

  • allegoric — adjective used in or characteristic of or containing allegory allegorical stories an allegorical painting of Victory leading an army • Syn: ↑allegorical • Similar to: ↑representative • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Allegorical — Allegoric Al le*gor ic, Allegorical Al le*gor ic*al, a. [F. all[ e]gorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. ?. See {Allegory}.] Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative. An allegoric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allegorically — Allegoric Al le*gor ic, Allegorical Al le*gor ic*al, a. [F. all[ e]gorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. ?. See {Allegory}.] Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative. An allegoric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Allegoricalness — Allegoric Al le*gor ic, Allegorical Al le*gor ic*al, a. [F. all[ e]gorique, L. allegorius, fr. Gr. ?. See {Allegory}.] Belonging to, or consisting of, allegory; of the nature of an allegory; describing by resemblances; figurative. An allegoric… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Jacob Anatoli — Jacob ben Abba Mari ben Simson Anatoli (c. 1194 ndash; 1256) was a translator of Arabic texts to Hebrew. He was invited to Naples by Frederick II. Under this royal patronage, and in association with Michael Scot, Anatoli made Arabic learning… …   Wikipedia

  • Philo — (20 BC 50 AD), known also as Philo of Alexandria (gr. Φίλων ὁ Ἀλεξανδρεύς), Philo Judaeus, Philo Judaeus of Alexandria, Yedidia and Philo the Jew, was a Hellenistic Jewish philosopher born in Alexandria, Egypt. Philo used allegory to fuse and… …   Wikipedia


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