Origin of aristoFr, shortened from aristocrate
Chiefly Brit., Informal an aristocrat
- (informal) An aristocrat
Shortening of aristocrat
- Aristo (Philosopher) >>
- Comic poets, Old (7): Epicharmus, Cratinus, Eupolis, Aristo phanes, Pherecrates, Crates, Plato.
- CRITOLAUS, Greek philosopher, was born at Phaselis in the 2nd century B.C. He lived to the age of eighty-two and died probably before 111 B.C. He studied philosophy under Aristo of Ceos and became one of the leaders of the Peripatetic school by his eminence as an orator, a scholar and a moralist.
- There has been considerable discussion as to whether he was the immediate successor of Aristo, but the evidence is confused and unprofitable.
- ARISTO, of Pella, a Jewish Christian writer of the middle of the 2nd century, who like Hegesippus represents a school of thought more liberal than that of the Pharisaic and Essene Ebionites to which the decline of Jewish Christianity mainly led.