- Rhymes: -iːniən
- Relating to Cyrene.
Cyrenian (plural Cyrenians)
- A native or inhabitant of Cyrene.
- One of a school of philosophers established at Cyrene by Aristippus, a disciple of Socrates, with doctrines nearly the same as those of the Epicureans.
Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Cyrenian in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)