noun \ˌsir-ə-ˈnā-ik, ˌsī-rə-\

Definition of CYRENAIC

:  an adherent of the doctrine that pleasure is the chief end of life
Cyrenaic adjective
Cy·re·na·icism \-ˈnā-ə-ˌsi-zəm\ noun

Origin of CYRENAIC

Latin cyrenaicus, from Greek kyrēnaikos, from Kyrēnē Cyrene, Africa, home of Aristippus, author of the doctrine
First Known Use: 1586


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