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Definition of the noun Abderite

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proper noun

  1. An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.
  2. The 'Abderite': Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher.

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Google previewThe Imperial dictionary, on the basis of Webster's English dictionary (1882)

by John Ogilvie

The Abderite, DtrnvxTitus of A 1x1 era, ofteu called the Laughing Philosopher, one of the most celebrated philosophers among the ancient Greek*. AMest (ab' dest), n. [ Per. dbilast — db, water, ami da*t, hancL ) Purification or ablution t> efure ...

Google previewThe Imperial Dictionary of the English Language (1898)

A Complete Encyclopaedic Lexicon, Literary, Scientific and Technological by John Ogilvie

The Abderite, Democritus of Abdera, often called the Laughing Philosopher, one of the most celebrated philosophers among the ancient Greeks. Abdest (ab'dest), n. [Per abdast–4b, water, and dast, hand..] Purification or ablution before ...

Google previewNew Universal Graphic Dictionary of the English Language, Self-pronouncing (1922)

Based on the Foundation Laid by Noah Webster and Other Lexicographers

Abderite. A scoffer; from Ab- dera, where Democritus lived.

Google previewAn English Dictionary (1717)

Explaining the Difficult Terms ... by Elisha Coles

Abderite, Democritus ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1904)

A Work of Universal Reference in All Departments of Knowledge, with a New Atlas of the World by William Dwight Whitney

'iifidrlpa, a town in Thrace, birthplace of Democritus, called the laughing philosopher-J Pertaining to the town of Abdcra or its inhabitants; resembling or recalling in some way the philosopher Democritus of Abdera (see Abderite) ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Terms, Phrases,and Quotations (1895)

by Henry Percy Smith, Helen Kendrick Johnson

Abderite, The. The laughing philosopher Democritus, born at ...

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Scrabble value of A1B3D2E1R1I1T1E1

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