What is Zeno?

  • (noun): Ancient Greek philosopher who formulated paradoxes that defended the belief that motion and change are illusory (circa 495-430 BC).
    Synonyms: Zeno of Elea
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Zeno is the common anglicized form of the Greek name Zenon (Ζηνων), derived from the theonym Zeus, often from the Semitic zayn meaning "graceful".

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More definitions of "Zeno":

  • (noun): Ancient Greek philosopher who found the Stoic school (circa 335-263 BC).
    Synonyms: Zeno of Citium