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xyst

(zɪst) ,

xystus

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xystos

n
1. (Architecture) a long portico, esp one used in ancient Greece for athletics
2. (Architecture) (in ancient Rome) a covered garden walk or one lined with trees
[C17: from Latin xystus, from Greek xustos, literally: smoothed, polished (area), from xuein to scrape, make smooth]
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Eventually the young Lawrence went to Caesaraugusta (today Zaragoza, Spain) to study with a renowned Greek Christian teacher named Xystus (in Latin, Sixtus).
Books say Sixtus comes from a Greek name Xystus, meaning "polished", and should not be confused with Sextus, Latin for sixth.
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El uso del termino xystus en las primeras lineas del dialogo --"Estando ocioso en mi casa, paseandome por el portico, vinieron a mi, segun su costumbre, Marco Bruto y Tito Pomponio, grandes amigos entre si" (Cic.
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Xystus pulled two sets back when Senior lost to Kosmowsky and Sykes lost to Snowden.
Xystus II 30 Aug 257-6 Aug 258 Dionysius 22 July 259-26 Dec 268 Felix 5 Jan 269-30 Dec 274 Eutychian 4 Jan 275-7 Dec 283 Gaius 17 Dec 283-22 April 296 Marcellinus 30 June 296-25 Oct 304 Marcellus 27 May (or 26 June) 308-16 Jan 309 Eusebius 18 April 309 (or 310)-17 Aug 309 (or 310) Miltiades 2 July 311-11 Jan 314
Scott Beckey, Xystus CEO, stated: "Xystus is excited by the opportunity to connect with the instrumentation and micro-fluidic technology at Aurora Discovery.