Pliny

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biographical name \ˈpli-nē\

Definition of Pliny

  1. a.d. 23–79 Gaius Plinius Secundus; the Elder Roman scholar


Pliny

biographical name

Definition of Pliny

  1. a.d. 61(or 62)–circa 113 Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus; the Younger; nephew of Pliny the Elder Roman author


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