from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to Cyrenaica or Cyrene.
- adj. Of or advocating the doctrines of Aristippus of Cyrene, who argued that pleasure is the only good in life.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Cyrenaica or Cyrene.
- n. A disciple of the Cyrenaic school of philosophy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to Cyrenaica, an ancient country in North Africa, or to Cyrene, its principal city.
- adj. Of or relating to a school of philosophy founded by Aristippus, a native of Cyrene.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Cyrenaica.
- n. A disciple of the school of Aristippus.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Pertaining to Cyrenaica, an ancient country of northern Africa, and to Cyrene, its principal city; also, to a school of philosophy founded by Aristippus, a native of Cyrene.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to Cyrene, an ancient Greek city, capital of Cyrenaica, on the north coast of Africa.
- Pertaining or belonging to the Greek school of hedonistic philosophy established by Aristippus of Cyrene, a disciple of Socrates.
- Also Cyrenian.
- n. One of the Cyrenaic school of philosophers. See I., 2.
Latin Cyrenaicus, from Cyrene, in Libya. (Wiktionary)