?220–?150 bc, Greek scholar: librarian at Alexandria, noted for his edition of Homer
Botany. having aristae; awned. Zoology. tipped with a bristle.
Aristide [ar-uh-steed;; French a-ree-steed] /ˈær əˌstid;; French a riˈstid/ (Show IPA), 1862–1932, French statesman: minister of France 11 times; Nobel Peace Prize 1926. Historical Examples In another of Briand’s cases torticollis alternated with astasia-abasia, a sort of “mental paraplegia.” Tics and Their Treatment Henry Meigne Anfossi, or Briand, as now he called himself, addressed her […]
Jean-Bertrand, born 1953, Haitian priest and political leader: first democratically elected president, 1991, 1994–96, 2001–04. Contemporary Examples Hold elections that will remove the troublesome Aristide from the National Palace. Bill Clinton’s Shameful Haiti Legacy Bob Shacochis January 18, 2010 The U.S. under Bill Clinton (“He is my twin,” Aristide told me in 1993) put Aristide […]
Aristide [a-rees-teed] /a risˈtid/ (Show IPA), 1861–1944, French sculptor. Historical Examples Not only is Maillol quite obviously superior to Mr. Epstein; in the opinion of many he is a better artist than Rodin. Since Czanne Clive Bell Maillol’s lyrics are not for the American virgin: but, at that, they sing laughter in place of Fysher […]