Pythagoreanism[pi t̸hag′ə rē′ən iz′əm]
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the philosophy of Pythagoras, the main tenets of which were the transmigration of the soul and the belief in numbers as the ultimate elements of the universe
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The syncretistic philosophy expounded by Pythagoras, distinguished chiefly by its description of reality in terms of arithmetical relationships.
- Py·thagˌo·reˈan adjective & n.