Aristotelian

adjective
Ar·​is·​to·​te·​lian | \ ˌa-rə-stə-ˈtēl-yən How to pronounce Aristotelian (audio) \
variants: or less commonly Aristotelean

Definition of Aristotelian

: of or relating to the Greek philosopher Aristotle or his philosophy

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Aristotelian noun
Aristotelianism \ ˌa-​rə-​stə-​ˈtēl-​yə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Aristotelianism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Aristotelian

1581, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aristotelian

Latin Aristoteles Aristotle, from Greek Aristotelēs

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“Aristotelian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aristotelian. Accessed 5 Aug. 2020.

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