Definition of Eupatrid

1. n. One well born, or of noble birth.



Definition of Eupatrid

1. Noun. One well born, or of noble birth. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eupatrid

1. an aristocrat of ancient Athens [n -RIDS or -RIDAE]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eupatrid

euornithes
euosmia
euosmite
euosmitte
euouae
euouaes
eupad
eupads
eupancreatism
euparal
eupathies
eupathy
eupatorin eupatorine
eupatorium
eupatoriums
eupatrid (current term)
eupatridae
eupatrids
eupaverin
eupepsia
eupepsias
eupepsies
eupepsy
eupeptic
eupeptide
eupeptide bond
eupeptides
euphane
euphausid
euphausids

Literary usage of Eupatrid

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1. The Constitutional Antiquities of Sparta and Athens by Gustav Gilbert (1895)
"... ie euphemistically "neighbours " of the eupatrid landlords who employed them, also bore the special name ..."

2. The Ancient World from the Earliest Times to 800 A.D. by Willis Mason West (1904)
"THE FIRST POLITICAL REVOLUTION : eupatrid RULE. 103. Decline of the Homeric Kingship. — Like other Greek cities, Athens lost her kings in the dim centuries ..."

3. Lives of Greek Statesmen, Solon by George William Cox (1885)
"But from the outset it was perfectly clear that the party to which Aristeides belonged and which claimed him as their eupatrid special champion would take ..."

4. The Public and Private Life of the Ancient Greeks by Heinrich Hase (1836)
"... gus—Prytaneum— Dissensions of the eupatrid Families favourable to democracy—Inefficient legislation of Draco—Solon—His influence due to the ..."

5. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
"Hitherto the eupatrid» had been the depositaries in) sole interpreters of an unwritten law. ... л eupatrid, was now commissioned, not to frame a new code, ..."

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