active c515–c495 b.c, Athenian statesman. Historical Examples History Of Ancient Civilization Charles Seignobos Historic Tales, vol 10 (of 15) Charles Morris Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 12, Slice 5 Various Ancient Art and Ritual Jane Ellen Harrison Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 4 Various The History Of Herodotus Herodotus Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, […]
a combining form meaning “closed,” “capable of being closed,” used in the formation of compound words: cleistogamy; cleistothecium.
Mycology. having cleistothecia. Botany. having a closed capsule, as certain mosses.