Apologue - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈæpəˌlɔːɡ|  American pronunciation of the word apologue
Brit.  |ˈapəlɒɡ|  British pronunciation of the word apologue

noun

- a short moral story (often with animal characters) (syn: allegory, fable, parable)

Examples

...the film is an apologue of sorts, but the message is couched in a zany and action-filled plot...

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