abderite

Abderite

Ab*de"rite\, n. [L. Abderita, Abderites, fr. Gr. 'Abdhri`ths.] An inhabitant of Abdera, in Thrace.

The Abderite, Democritus, the Laughing Philosopher.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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