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Py·thag·o·ras

 (pĭ-thăg′ər-əs) fl. sixth century bc.
Greek philosopher who founded a school in southern Italy that sought to discover the mathematical principles of reality through the study of musical harmony and geometry. The Pythagorean theorem is ascribed to him.

Pythagoras

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(Biography) ?580–?500 bc, Greek philosopher and mathematician. He founded a religious brotherhood, which followed a life of strict asceticism and greatly influenced the development of mathematics and its application to music and astronomy

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(Astronomy) a deep crater in the NE quadrant of the moon, 136 kilometres in diameter

Py•thag•o•ras

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c582–c500 B.C., Greek philosopher and mathematician.

Py·thag·o·ras

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Sixth century b.c. Greek philosopher who theorized that numbers constitute the essence of all natural things. He developed the Pythagorean theorem and was one of the first to apply mathematical order to observations of the stars.
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Noun1.Pythagoras - Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theoremPythagoras - Greek philosopher and mathematician who proved the Pythagorean theorem; considered to be the first true mathematician (circa 580-500 BC)
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