a severe critic.
of Samos, late 3rd century b.c, Greek astronomer. of Samothrace, c216–144 b.c, Greek philologist and critic. an extremely bright crater in the second quadrant of the face of the moon: about 29 miles (47 km) in diameter from crest to crest. Historical Examples Like the measurements of Aristarchus and Eratosthenes, this calculation of Alhazen is […]
- Aristarchus of samos
noun 3rd century bc, Greek astronomer who anticipated Copernicus in advancing the theory that the earth revolves around the sun
- Aristarchus of samothrace
noun ?220–?150 bc, Greek scholar: librarian at Alexandria, noted for his edition of Homer
Botany. having aristae; awned. Zoology. tipped with a bristle.