Stag·​i·​rite ˈsta-jə-ˌrīt How to pronounce Stagirite (audio)
: a native or resident of Stagira
Aristotle the Stagirite

Word History


Greek Stagiritēs, from Stagira, city in ancient Macedonia

First Known Use

1603, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Stagirite was in 1603

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Cite this Entry

“Stagirite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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