Areopagite [ar΄ē äp′ə jīt΄, er΄′ē äp′ə jīt΄; ar΄ē äp′əgīt΄, er΄′ē äp′əgīt΄]
[L Areopagites < Gr Areiopagitēs]
any member of the Areopagus in ancient Athens

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  • aréopagite — ● aréopagite nom masculin Membre de l Aréopage. Surnom de saint Denys. (Prend une majuscule en ce sens.) ⇒ARÉOPAGITE, subst. masc. ANTIQ. Membre de l aréopage d Athènes, choisi depuis Solon parmi les anciens archontes, et dont l expérience… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Areopagite — Ar e*op a*gite, n. [L. Areopagites, Gr. ?.] A member of the Areopagus. Acts xvii. 34. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Areopagite — (n.) member of the Areopagus court, late 14c.; see AREOPAGUS (Cf. Areopagus) + ITE (Cf. ite). See Acts xvii:34 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Areopagite — noun Date: 14th century a member of the Areopagus • Areopagitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ARÉOPAGITE — s. m. Membre de l aréopage …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • ARÉOPAGITE — n. m. Membre de l’aréopage …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • Areopagite — Areopagitic /ar ee op euh jit ik/, adj. /ar ee op euh juyt , guyt /, n. Gk. Hist. a member of the council of the Areopagus. [ < L Areopagites < Gk Areiopagítes a member of the AREOPAGUS; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Areopagite — noun /æɹiːˈɒpəɡaɪt/ A member of the ancient Athenian conciliary court of the Areopagus. Each year the Athenians elected ten archons from among the rich and noble, and at the end of that year the ten graduated into the Areopagus, where they served …   Wiktionary

  • Areopagite —    A member of the court of Areopagus (Acts 17:34) …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • aréopagite — (a ré o pa ji t ) s. m. Membre de l aréopage. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Terme grec (voy. aréopage) …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

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