Protagorean
adjective see Protagoras

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  • Protagorean — See Protagoras. * * * …   Universalium

  • protagorean — pro·tag·o·re·an …   English syllables

  • protagorean — prō|tagə|rēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Protagoras, 5th century B.C. Greek philosopher + English an : of or relating to Protagoras or his teachings …   Useful english dictionary

  • Protagoras — Protagorean /proh tag euh ree euhn/, adj. Protagoreanism, n. /proh tag euhr euhs/, n. c480 c421 B.C., Greek Sophist philosopher. * * * born 485, Abdera, Greece died с 410 BC Greek philosopher, first and most famous of the sophists. He spent most… …   Universalium

  • Protagoras — Protagorean /proh tag euh ree euhn/, adj. Protagoreanism, n. /proh tag euhr euhs/, n. c480 c421 B.C., Greek Sophist philosopher …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Protagoras — biographical name circa 485 410 B.C. Greek philosopher • Protagorean adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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