from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Pythagoras fl. sixth century B.C. Greek philosopher who founded a school in southern Italy that sought to discover the mathematical principles of reality through the study of musical harmony and geometry. The Pythagorean theorem is ascribed to him.

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  • proper n. An Ancient Greek mathematician and philosopher
  • proper n. Pythagoras' theorem.
  • proper n. A male given name of mostly historical use, and a transliteration from modern Greek.

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  • n. Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)


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From Ancient Greek Πυθαγόρας (Puthagoras).



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