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Aristotelian


ARISTOTE'LIAN, adjective Pertaining to Aristotle, a celebrated philosopher, who was born at Stagyra, in Macedon, about 384 years before Christ. The aristotelian philosophy is otherwise called peripatetic.

ARISTOTE'LIAN, noun A follower of Aristotle, who was a disciple of Plato, and founded the sect of peripatetics. [See Peripatetic.]