Catonian

adjective

Ca·​to·​nian
kāˈtōnēən,
-nyən
variants or Catonic
kāˈtänik

Word History

Etymology

catonian from Latin catonianus, from Caton-, Cato (Marcus Porcius Cato †149 b.c. Roman statesman, or Marcus Porcius Cato †46 b.c. Roman Stoic philosopher, both celebrated for austerity) + Latin -ianus -ian; catonic from Latin Caton-, Cato + English -ic

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“Catonian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Catonian. Accessed 1 Dec. 2022.

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