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apologue

ap·o·logue

apologue

pronunciation:
ae p lag [or] ae p lawg
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part of speech: noun
definition: a short allegorical story usu. containing a moral; fable.
similar words:
allegory, fable
derivation: apologal (adj.)
Word Parts
The word apologue contains the following parts:
log, logo, -logue Greek root that means word, speech, written work
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See also -logy, -ology, a terminal form of this root.