Stagyrite

[staj-uh-rahyt]

Stagirite

or Stag·y·rite

[staj-uh-rahyt]
noun
  1. a native or inhabitant of Stagira.
  2. the Stagirite, Aristotle.

Origin of Stagirite

1610–20; < Latin Stagīrītēs < Greek Stagīrī́tēs. See Stagira, -ite1
Related formsStag·i·rit·ic [staj-uh-rit-ik] /ˌstædʒ əˈrɪt ɪk/, adjective
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Stagirite

noun
  1. an inhabitant or native of Stagira
  2. an epithet of Aristotle
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