allegorical

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allegorical (comparative more allegorical, superlative most allegorical)

  1. of, relating to, or containing allegory
    • c. 1717, Alexander Pope, remarks on Thomas Parnell's Battle of the Frogs and Mice
      An allegorical application.
    • 1861, Friedrich Max Müller, Lectures on the Science of Language
      Allegorical being [] that kind of language which says one thing, but means another.

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