Abderite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Abderite An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n abderite An inhabitant of Abdera, an ancient maritime town in Thrace.
    • n abderite A stupid person, the inhabitants of Abdera having been proverbial for their stupidity.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. Abderita, Abderites, fr. Gr. 'Abdhri`ths

Usage

In literature:

Can the Abderite imagine the architecture of the sage?
"The Campaner Thal and Other Writings" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
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