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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Anaximander 611-547 B.C. Greek philosopher and astronomer who constructed the first precise geometrical model of the universe and speculated that it arose out of the separation of opposite qualities from one primordial substance.

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  • proper n. A pre-Socratic Greek philosopher who lived in Miletus; pupil of Thales and teacher of Anaximenes.

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  • n. a presocratic Greek philosopher and student of Thales who believed the universal substance to be infinity rather than something resembling ordinary objects (611-547 BC)

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From Ancient Greek Ἀναξίμανδρος (Anaksimandros). (Wiktionary)

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