Skip to main content

Comment

Alludes to the apple of Eris in the Judgement of Paris, the mythological cause of the Trojan War. It is also a pun based on the near-homonymous word malum (evil). The word for "apple" has a long ā vowel in Latin and the word for "evil" a short a vowel, but they are normally written the same.

Word-for-word analysis:

A much more detailed analysis with detection of relationships or clauses can be found in our Sentence Analysis! Try it out!

Mark as spam

More Information

Embed this Entry on your Site

Similar words

  • No Similar words
Add similar words

Vocabulary Groups:

Find more Latin words with our Advanced Search functionality.

"-" is the shortcut for "this form does not exist"

Most phrases were taken from Wikipedia under the Creative Commons License.