Protagoras

[ proh-tag-er-uhs ]
/ proʊˈtæg ər əs /

noun

c480–c421 b.c., Greek Sophist philosopher.

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OTHER WORDS FROM Protagoras

Pro·tag·o·re·an [proh-tag-uh-ree-uhn], /proʊˌtæg əˈri ən/, adjectivePro·tag·o·re·an·ism, noun
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Protagoras
/ (prəʊˈtæɡəˌræs) /

noun

?485–?411 bc, Greek philosopher and sophist, famous for his dictum "Man is the measure of all things."
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