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Avieʹnus

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A writer of fables in the decline of the Roman empire. In the Middle Ages, a collection of fables used to be called Avʹynet, or Eʹsopet.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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