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  Definition of fable
  1. a story about mythical or supernatural beings or events
  2. a short moral story (often with animal characters)
  3. a deliberately false or improbable account
Similar Words: legend, parable, allegory, apologue, fabrication, fiction

 

Hyponyms: Arthurian legend, Aesop's fables, Pilgrim's Progress, canard

 

Derivational Morphology: allegorize, allegorise, fictionalize, fictionalise, retell, fabricate, manufacture, cook up, make up, invent

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 寓言   Croatian: bajka  
Danish: fabel   Esperanto: fabelo  
French: conte   German: Fabel  
Hungarian: mese   Icelandic: dæmisaga  
Italian: fiaba   Japanese: 寓言  
Polish: bajka   Romanian: poveste  
Serbian: basna   Slovak: rozprávka  
Spanish: cuento   Swedish: saga  
 
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