Ptolemy

biographical name (1)
Ptol·​e·​my | \ ˈtä-lə-mē How to pronounce Ptolemy (audio) \

Definition of Ptolemy

 (Entry 1 of 2)

name of 15 kings of Egypt 323–30 b.c.

Ptolemy

biographical name (2)

Definition of Ptolemy (Entry 2 of 2)

2nd century a.d. Claudius Ptolemaeus Alexandrian astronomer

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“Ptolemy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ptolemy. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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