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Porphyrian

adjective Por·phyr·i·an \(ˈ)pȯ(r)¦firēən\
variants: less commonly

Porphyrean

\", ¦pȯ(r)fə¦rē-\

Definition of Porphyrian

  1. :  of or relating to the Neoplatonist Porphyry or his writings or doctrines — compare tree of porphyry

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Origin and Etymology of porphyrian

Porphyry 3d century a.d. Greek philosopher + English -an


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Porphyrian

noun Por·phyr·i·an \"\
variants: less commonly

Porphyrianist

\-ə̇st\

Definition of Porphyrian

plural

-s

  1. :  an adherent of Porphyry or of his doctrines

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