tree of Porphyry

Definition of tree of Porphyry

  1. :  a diagrammatic representation of the logical division of the highest genus, being, or substance into successive dichotomies

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Origin and Etymology of tree of porphyry

after Porphyry, 3d century a.d. Greek philosopher

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a trip made at another's expense

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