A member of the court of Areopagus (Acts 17:34).

Easton's Bible Dictionary. . 1897.

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  • Areopagite — Ar e*op a*gite, n. [L. Areopagites, Gr. ?.] A member of the Areopagus. Acts xvii. 34. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Areopagite — (n.) member of the Areopagus court, late 14c.; see AREOPAGUS (Cf. Areopagus) + ITE (Cf. ite). See Acts xvii:34 …   Etymology dictionary

  • Areopagite — [ar΄ē äp′ə jīt΄, er΄′ē äp′ə jīt΄; ar΄ē äp′əgīt΄, er΄′ē äp′əgīt΄] n. [L Areopagites < Gr Areiopagitēs] any member of the Areopagus in ancient Athens …   English World dictionary

  • Areopagite constitution — The Areopagite constitution is the modern name for a period in ancient Athens described by Aristotle in his Constitution of the Athenians. According to that work, the Athenian political scene was dominated, between the ostracism of Themistocles… …   Wikipedia

  • Areopagite — noun Date: 14th century a member of the Areopagus • Areopagitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • ARÉOPAGITE — s. m. Membre de l aréopage …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

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  • Areopagite — Areopagitic /ar ee op euh jit ik/, adj. /ar ee op euh juyt , guyt /, n. Gk. Hist. a member of the council of the Areopagus. [ < L Areopagites < Gk Areiopagítes a member of the AREOPAGUS; see ITE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • Areopagite — noun /æɹiːˈɒpəɡaɪt/ A member of the ancient Athenian conciliary court of the Areopagus. Each year the Athenians elected ten archons from among the rich and noble, and at the end of that year the ten graduated into the Areopagus, where they served …   Wiktionary

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