Definition of Theophrastus in English:


Syllabification: The·o·phras·tus
Pronunciation: /ˌTHēəˈfrastəs
  • (Circa 370-circa 287 bc), Greek philosopher and scientist, the student and successor of Aristotle. The most influential of his works was Characters, a collection of sketches of psychological types.

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