Stagirite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stagirite stăj"ĭ*rīt A native of, or resident in, Stagira, in ancient Macedonia; especially, Aristotle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stagirite A native or an inhabitant of Stagira, a city of Macedonia (Chalcidice), situated on the Strymonic Gulf; specifically, Aristotle, the “prince of philosophers” (384-322 b. c.), who was born there, and is frequently referred to as “the Stagirite.”
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Stagirite staj′i-rīt pertaining to Stageira in Macedonia
    • n Stagirite a native or inhabitant thereof, esp. Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
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Usage

In literature:

Such as it is, however, the natural history stands to the credit of the Stagirite.
"A History of Science, Volume 1(of 5)" by Henry Smith Williams
Who is the Stagirite?
"Fanny's First Play" by George Bernard Shaw
STAGIRITE, THE, ARISTOTLE (q. v.), so called from his native place Stagira.
"The Nuttall Encyclopaedia" by Edited by Rev. James Wood
The Stagirite (who knew the difference) called him a blockhead.
"A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume II (of II)" by Augustus de Morgan
By the Stagirites, altars were erected to him as a god.
"Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8" by Various
Aristotle was born in Stagira in Macedonia, and from this fact he is called the Stagirite.
"History of Education" by Levi Seeley
We have already quoted Roger Bacon's request to the Pope to forbid the study of the Stagirite.
"The Popes and Science" by James J. Walsh
The Stagirite was the founder of a school, Bacon the teacher and populariser for a nation.
"Heresy: Its Utility And Morality" by Charles Bradlaugh
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