Main definitions of Apollonius in English

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Apollonius1

proper noun

  • (c.260–190 bc), Greek mathematician; known as Apollonius of Perga. He examined and redefined the various conic sections and was the first to use the terms ellipse, parabola, and hyperbola for these classes of curve.

Pronunciation:

Apollonius

/ˌæpəˈloʊniəs/

Main definitions of Apollonius in English

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Apollonius2

proper noun

  • (3rd century bc), Greek poet and grammarian; known as Apollonius of Rhodes. He wrote "Argonautica", an epic poem in Homeric style.

Pronunciation:

Apollonius

/ˌæpəˈloʊniəs/