E`le*at"ic (?), a. [L. eleaticus, from Elea (or Velia) in Italy.]

Of or pertaining to a certain school of Greek philosophers who taught that the only certain science is that which owes nothing to the senses, and all to the reason.



A philosopher of the Eleatic school.


© Webster 1913.

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