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proper noun (plural Plinys or Plinies)
  1. 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.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: Plinius
  • French: Pline
  • German: Plinius
  • Spanish: Plinio
Etymology: Ultimately from Latin PliniusLatin?, Plinius.


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