The Abderite
Abderite Ab*de"rite, n. [L. Abderita, Abderites, fr. Gr. 'Abdhri`ths.] An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace. [1913 Webster]

{The Abderite}, Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher. [1913 Webster]


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