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

  • Brutus, Marcus Junius 85?-42 B.C. Roman politician and general who conspired to assassinate Julius Caesar. In the subsequent power struggle with Mark Antony and Octavian, Brutus was defeated at the Battle of Philippi and committed suicide.

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  • proper n. A male given name of historical use only.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A former mode of dressing the hair, in which it was brushed back from the forehead, and worn at first in disorder, afterward in close curls.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. statesman of ancient Rome who (with Cassius) led a conspiracy to assassinate Julius Caesar (85-42 BC)


From the Latin Brutus. (Wiktionary)



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