agnogenic ag·no·gen·ic (āg’nə-jěn’ĭk)
noun (philosophy) the theory of ignorance
a dish of small pasta shaped like half moons and usually filled with tortellini stuffing: boiled and served in broth or with a sauce.
an additional, fourth name given to a person by the ancient Romans in allusion to some achievement or other circumstance, as “Africanus” in “Publius Cornelius Scipio Africanus.”. Compare (def 3). a nickname. Historical Examples Sometimes there was also a fourth name, called the agnomen, added from some illustrious action, or remarkable event. Roman Antiquities, and […]
Shmuel Yosef [shmoo-el-yoh-suh f,, -zuh f] /ˈʃmu ɛlˈyoʊ səf,, -zəf/ (Show IPA), (Samuel Josef Czaczkes) 1888–1970, Israeli novelist and short-story writer, born in Poland: Nobel Prize 1966. noun Shmuel Yosef, real name Samuel Josef Czaczkes. 1888–1970, Israeli novelist, born in Austria-Hungary. His works, which treat contemporary Jewish themes, include The Day Before Yesterday (1945). Nobel […]