OTHER WORDS FROM TheophrastusThe·o·phras·tian [thee-uh-fras-chuh n] /ˌθi əˈfræs tʃən/, adjective
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And Theophrastus, in his book on Animals which live in Holes, says that the torpedo works its way underground because of the cold.
The Characters of Theophrastus have been twice translated into English.A Critical Essay on Characteristic-Writings|Henry Gally
"I have got everything ready for your afternoon's sport," said Theophrastus, when they reached its banks.The Man With the Black Feather|Gaston Leroux
The first mention we have of its use is by Theophrastus, who lived about 300 years B.C.Poison Romance and Poison Mysteries|C. J. S. Thompson
And Theophrastus tells us, "The (as he calls it) is the tree which bears the arbutus berry."