Definition of Parmenides in US English:

Parmenides

proper noun

  • (fl. 5th century BC), Greek philosopher. Born in Elea in southwestern Italy, he founded the Eleatic school of philosophers. In his work On Nature, written in hexameter verse, he maintained that the apparent motion and changing forms of the universe are in fact manifestations of an unchanging and indivisible reality.

Pronunciation

Parmenides

/pärˈmenəˌdēz/