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

  • Theophrastus 371?-287? B.C. Greek philosopher who succeeded Aristotle as leader of the Peripatetics and refined the work of Aristotle in the natural sciences, logic and metaphysics.

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  • n. Greek philosopher who was a student of Aristotle and who succeeded Aristotle as the leader of the Peripatetics (371-287 BC)


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