zoilus

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the name of Zoilus, an ancient Greek rhetorician who severely criticized Homer's poems. From Ancient Greek Ζωΐλος (Zōḯlos).

Noun[edit]

zoilus (plural zoiluses or zoili)

  1. A critic characterized as bitter, carping, malignant.

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