Definitions for peripateticˌpɛr ə pəˈtɛt ɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
per•i•pa•tet•icˌpɛr ə pəˈtɛt ɪk(adj.)
walking or traveling about; itinerant.
(cap.) of or pertaining to Aristotle, who taught philosophy while walking in the Lyceum.
(cap.) of or pertaining to the Aristotelian school of philosophy.
(n.)an itinerant person.
(cap.) a member of the Aristotelian school.
Origin of peripatetic:
1400–50; late ME < L peripatēticus < Gk peripatētikós of Aristotle and his school, lit., walking about =peripatē- (var. s. of peripateîn to walk about =peri-peri - +pateîn to walk) +-tikos -tic
a person who walks from place to place
Aristotelian, Aristotelean, Peripatetic(adj)
a follower of Aristotle or an adherent of Aristotelianism
Aristotelian, Aristotelean, Aristotelic, peripatetic(adj)
of or relating to Aristotle or his philosophy
traveling especially on foot
"peripatetic country preachers"; "a poor wayfaring stranger"
One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.
One who accepts the philosophy of Aristotle or his school; an Aristotelian.
tending to walk about
constantly travelling; itinerant; nomadic.
Having to do with Aristotle, his philosophy, or the school of thought which he founded.
A disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.
Of or pertaining to the philosophy or methods of Aristotle, or to his followers.
Origin: From peripatetique (peri- + patein), from peripateticus, from περιπατητικός, from περιπατέω, from περί + πατέω.
walking about; itinerant
of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle (who gave his instructions while walking in the Lyceum at Athens), or to his followers
one who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant
a disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian
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