Main definitions of Zeno in English

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Zeno1

Pronunciation /ˈzēnō/ /ˈzinoʊ/

proper noun

  • (fl. 5th century BC), Greek philosopher. A member of the Eleatic school, he defended Parmenides' theories by formulating paradoxes that appeared to demonstrate the impossibility of motion.

Main definitions of Zeno in English

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Zeno2

Pronunciation /ˈzinoʊ/ /ˈzēnō/

proper noun

  • (c.335–c.263 BC), Greek philosopher, founder of Stoicism; known as Zeno of Citium. He founded the school of Stoic philosophy (c.300), but all that remains of his treatises are fragments of quotations.