philomath

lover of learning

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

Synonyms:

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Philomath — (pronEng|fɨˈloʊməθ) is a city in the U.S. state of Oregon see Philomath, Oregon. Philomath (pronEng|ˡfɪ.loʊ.mæθ) is defined as a lover of learning, from Greek philos ( beloved, loving, as in philosophy or philanthropy) + Greek manthanein, math (… …   Wikipedia

  • Philomath — Philomath, OR U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 3838 Housing Units (2000): 1434 Land area (2000): 1.282328 sq. miles (3.321215 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.282328 sq. miles (3.321215 sq …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philomath, OR — U.S. city in Oregon Population (2000): 3838 Housing Units (2000): 1434 Land area (2000): 1.282328 sq. miles (3.321215 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 1.282328 sq. miles (3.321215 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Philomath — Phil o*math, n. [Gr. ?; fi los loving, a friend + ma qh learning, fr. ?, ?, to learn.] A lover of learning; a scholar. Chesterfield. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • philomath — noun A lover of learning; a scholar. For this (in my humble opinion, not very important purpose, and fitter to employ the talent of a philomath than a Newton) he and Leibnitz, much about the same, struck out a fluxional method, which they both… …   Wiktionary

  • Philomath — Original name in latin Philomath Name in other language State code US Continent/City America/Los Angeles longitude 44.54012 latitude 123.3676 altitude 86 Population 4584 Date 2011 05 14 …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • philomath — n. Scholar, lover of learning …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • philomath — phil·o·math …   English syllables

  • philomath — One who loves math and the sciences …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • philomath — noun a lover of learning • Hypernyms: ↑scholar, ↑scholarly person, ↑bookman, ↑student …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.