HyperDic: pliny_the_elder

English > 1 sense of the expression Pliny the Elder:
NOUNperson Pliny the Elder, Pliny, Gaius Plinius SecundusRoman author of an encyclopedic natural history
English > Pliny the Elder: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningRoman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing / observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79).
SynonymsPliny, Gaius Plinius Secundus
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
CatalanGaius Plinius Secundus, Plini el Vell, Plini, Pliny

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