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  1. flourished c100 b.c., Greek pastoral poet.

Words Nearby Bion Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Bion in a sentence

  • He had an uncle, the Abbe Gaubert, cur of Bion to whose generous interest the future politician owed his first advances in life.

    The War Upon Religion | Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
  • The generative cycle proceeds from ovum to ovum in one and the same Bion or physiological individual.

    The Wonders of Life | Ernst Haeckel
  • Ye delight in the ode: one man is pleased with iambics; another with satires written in the manner of Bion, and virulent wit.

  • The statement of Moschus that Bion was poisoned by certain enemies appears to be intended as an assertion of actual fact.

    Adonais | Shelley
  • See the passage from Bion (p. 64), 'One in a golden vessel bears water, and another laves the wound.'

    Adonais | Shelley