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Democritus Line breaks: Dem|oc¦ri|tus
Pronunciation: /dɪˈmɒkrɪtəs/

Definition of Democritus in English:

(Circa 460-circa 370 bc), Greek philosopher. He developed the atomic theory originated by his teacher, Leucippus, which explained natural phenomena in terms of the arrangement and rearrangement of atoms moving in a void.

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