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Plin·y

 (plĭn′ē) Originally Gaius Plinius Secundus. Known as "the Elder." ad 23-79.
Roman scholar and naturalist. He wrote the 37-volume Historia Naturalis. His nephew Pliny (originally Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus, ad 62?-113?), known as "the Younger," was a consul and writer whose letters provide valuable information about Roman life.

Pliny

(ˈplɪnɪ)
n
1. (Biography) known as Pliny the Elder. Latin name Gaius Plinius Secundus. 23–79 ad, Roman writer, the author of the encyclopedic Natural History (77)
2. (Biography) his nephew, known as Pliny the Younger. Latin name Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus. ?62–?113 ad, Roman writer and administrator, noted for his letters

Plin•y

(ˈplɪn i)

n.
1. ( “the Elder,” Gaius Plinius Secundus) A.D. 23–79, Roman naturalist and writer.
2. his nephew ( “the Younger,” Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus) A.D. 62?–c113, Roman writer and orator.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Pliny - Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the ElderPliny - Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113)
2.Pliny - Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79)
Translations

Pliny

[ˈplɪnɪ] NPlinio
Pliny the ElderPlinio el Viejo
Pliny the YoungerPlinio el Joven

Pliny

[ˈplɪnɪ] n Pliny the Younger/the ElderPlinio il Giovane/il Vecchio