Definition of Anaximander in English:

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Pronunciation: /aˌnaksɪˈmandə/
(Circa 610-circa 545 bc), Greek scientist, who lived at Miletus. He believed the earth to be cylindrical and poised in space, and is reputed to have taught that life began in water and that humans originated from fish.

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