proper noun (plural Plinys or Plinies)
- An ancient Roman praenomen.
- Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus (23"79 AD): an ancient Roman nobleman, scientist and historian, author of Naturalis Historia, "Pliny's Natural History".
- Pliny the Younger, Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus (63"ca. 113): an ancient Roman statesman, orator, and writer, a great-nephew of Pliny the Elder.
Etymology: Ultimately from Latin PliniusLatin?, Plinius.
- Dutch: Plinius
- French: Pline
- German: Plinius
- Spanish: Plinio
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