from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Anaxagoras 500?-428 B.C. Greek philosopher who correctly explained solar eclipses and held that objects are composed of infinitesimal particles that each contain mixtures of all the qualities of the object.
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- proper n. An ancient Greek philosopher (c. 500 BC – 428 BC) from Clazomenae, who is famous for introducing the cosmological concept of Nous (mind), as an ordering force.
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- n. a presocratic Athenian philosopher who maintained that everything is composed of very small particles that were arranged by some eternal intelligence (500-428 BC)
From Ancient Greek Ἀναξαγόρας (Anaksagoras). (Wiktionary)