pythagorean

Part of speech: noun

A follower of Pythagoras.

Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to Pythagoras, a Greek philosopher of the 6th century B. C.

Part of speech: noun

Pythagoreanism.

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Usage examples "pythagorean":

  1. The Pythagorean School itself may serve as a type of the discipline enforced. - "Esoteric Christianity, or The Lesser Mysteries", Annie Besant.
  2. Like the Jesuits, the Pythagorean league entangled itself with politics and became the object of hatred and violence. - "A Short History of Monks and Monasteries", Alfred Wesley Wishart.
  3. The name is applied by the French to the Pythagorean Theorem. - "The Teaching of Geometry", David Eugene Smith.