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noun 
  1. One who walks about; a pedestrian; an itinerant.
  2. A disciple of Aristotle; an Aristotelian.
adjective 
  1. Walking about; itinerant.
    1. (usually capitalized) Of or pertaining to the philosophy taught by Aristotle or to his followers.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek , the walkway underneath a colonnade of an ancient Greek building. Aristotle"s school was sometimes called the in reference to the covered walkway(s) of the lyceum, Lyceum. The word derives from the Ancient Greek , "to walk up and down".


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