Megarian

adjective
Me·​gar·​i·​an | \ mə-ˈga-rē-ən How to pronounce Megarian (audio) , me-, -ˈger-ē-ən \

Definition of Megarian

: of or relating to a Socratic school of philosophy founded by Euclid of Megara and noted for its subtle attention to logic

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Megarian noun

First Known Use of Megarian

1603, in the meaning defined above

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“Megarian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Megarian. Accessed 31 May. 2020.

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