Stagirite

noun
Stag·​i·​rite | \ ˈsta-jə-ˌrīt How to pronounce Stagirite (audio) \

Definition of Stagirite

: a native or resident of Stagira Aristotle the Stagirite

First Known Use of Stagirite

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Stagirite

Greek Stagiritēs, from Stagira, city in ancient Macedonia

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