Theophrastus

[ thee-uh-fras-tuhs ]

noun
  1. 372?–287 b.c., Greek philosopher.

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  • The·o·phras·tian [thee-uh-fras-chuhn], /ˌθi əˈfræs tʃən/, adjective

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Theophrastus

/ (ˌθɪəˈfræstəs) /


noun
  1. ?372–?287 bc, Greek Peripatetic philosopher, noted esp for his Characters, a collection of sketches of moral types

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