HyperDic: pliny

English > 2 senses of the word Pliny:
NOUNperson Pliny, Pliny the Younger, Gaius Plinius Caecilius SecundusRoman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder
person Pliny, Pliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius SecundusRoman author of an encyclopedic natural history
Pliny > pronunciation
Soundsplih'niy
Rhymesabalone ... Zuni: 221 rhymes with niy...
English > Pliny: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningRoman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113).
SynonymsPliny the Younger, Gaius Plinius Caecilius Secundus
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishPlinio
CatalanPlini el Jove
English > Pliny: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningRoman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing / observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79).
SynonymsPliny the Elder, Gaius Plinius Secundus
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishPlinio
CatalanGaius Plinius Secundus, Plini el Vell, Plini, Pliny

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