\ˈaɹɪstˌa͡ɪdz], \ˈaɹɪstˌaɪdz], \ˈa_ɹ_ɪ_s_t_ˌaɪ_d_z]\
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A Greek writer who lived in the 2d century B.C. He was the father of Greek prose romance. He wrote a series of love stories in six or more books, entitled "Milesiaca" (Milesian Tales), from the place in which their scene was laid.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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- With fleshy stems. [Greek] With fleshy stems.