Aquinas

[ uh-kwahy-nuh s ]
/ əˈkwaɪ nəs /

noun

Saint Thomasthe Angelic Doctor, 1225?–74, Italian scholastic philosopher: a major theologian of the Roman Catholic Church.

Related forms

A·qui·nist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for angelic doctor (1 of 2)

Angelic Doctor


noun

an epithet of Saint Thomas Aquinas

British Dictionary definitions for angelic doctor (2 of 2)

Aquinas

/ (əˈkwaɪnəs) /

noun

Saint Thomas. 1225–74, Italian theologian, scholastic philosopher, and Dominican friar, whose works include Summa contra Gentiles (1259–64) and Summa Theologiae (1267–73), the first attempt at a comprehensive theological system. Feast day: Jan 28See also Thomism
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