Neopythagorean

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Etymology[edit]

neo- +‎ Pythagorean

Adjective[edit]

Neopythagorean ‎(comparative more Neopythagorean, superlative most Neopythagorean)

  1. Of or pertaining to Neopythagoreanism.
    • 2013, Helene Foley, Reflections of Women in Antiquity (page 311)
      Nevertheless Neopythagorean treatises are extant that were written in Alexandria at the end of the first century B.C. Some of these treatises were written by women adopting as pennames the names of earlier female disciples and relatives of of Pythagoras.

Noun[edit]

Neopythagorean ‎(plural Neopythagoreans)

  1. An adherent of Neopythagoreanism.