Cato
I. biographical name Marcus Porcius 234-149 B.C. the Elder; the Censor Roman statesman II. biographical name Marcus Porcius 95-46 B.C. the Younger; great-grandson of preceding Roman statesman

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  • cato — |át| s. m. [Botânica] Gênero de plantas cactáceas que compreende espécies muito diversas.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: cacto. cato s. m. 1. Extrato do lenho de uma árvore indiana. 2. Terra japônica. 3. Catechu …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • Cato — [kāt′ō] 1. (Marcus Porcius) 234 149 B.C.; Rom. statesman: called the Elder or the Censor 2. (Marcus Porcius) 95 46 B.C.; Rom. statesman & Stoic philosopher: great grandson of Cato ( the Elder): called the Younger …   English World dictionary

  • Cato — Cato, 1) Marcus, Porcius C. Censoriusod. C. Major (C. der Ältere), geb. 234 v. Chr. in Tusculum, aus einer plebejischen Familie; diente im 2. Punischen Kriege gegen Carthago, machte 217 die Belagerung von Capua u. 209 von Tarent mit u. ging 204… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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