Definition of Theophrastus in English:


Line breaks: Theo|phras¦tus
Pronunciation: /θɪəˈfrastəs
( Circa 370-circa 287 bc), Greek philosopher and scientist, the pupil and successor of Aristotle. The most influential of his works was Characters, a collection of sketches of psychological types.

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