of Descartes or his philosophical or mathematical ideas
Origin of Cartesianafter Cartesius, Classical Latin form of Descartes
a follower of Descartes' ideas or methods
Of or relating to the philosophy or methods of Descartes.
Origin of CartesianFrench cartésien (from René Descartes) and New Latin Cartesiānus (from Cartesius, Latin form of Descartes).
- Alternative spelling of Cartesian.