Theophrastian

adjective
The·o·phras·tian | \¦thēə¦fras(h)chən\

Definition of Theophrastian 

1 : of or relating to the philosopher Theophrastus or his writings on natural philosophy

2 : treated in the manner of Theophrastus in his sketches of character types Theophrastian characters

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History and Etymology for Theophrastian

Theophrastus †about 287 b.c. Greek philosopher and scientist + English -ian

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