from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A follower of Averrhoës, a celebrated Arabian philosopher and commentator on Aristotle, who was born at Cordova about A. D. 1126, and died 1198.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One of a sect of peripatetic philosophers, who appeared in Italy before the restoration of learning; so denominated from Averroes, or Averrhoes, a celebrated Arabian philosopher. He held the doctrine of monopsychism.
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Famous in the beginning of the sixteenth century were the controversies between the averroist philosopher,