Definition of Eratosthenes in English:

Eratosthenes

Syllabification: Er·a·tos·the·nes
Pronunciation: /ˌerəˈtäsTHəˌnēz
 
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( Circa 275–194 bc), Greek scholar, geographer, and astronomer. The first systematic geographer of antiquity, he accurately calculated the circumference of the earth.

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Pronunciation: grəˈme(ə)rēən
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a person who studies and writes about grammar