Catonian

adjective
Ca·​to·​nian | \ kāˈtōnēən, -nyən\
variants: or Catonic \ kāˈtänik \

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History and Etymology for Catonian

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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