Main definitions of Zeno in English

: Zeno1Zeno2

Zeno1

proper noun

  • (fl. 5th century bc), Greek philosopher. A member of the Eleatic school, he defended Parmenides' theories by formulating paradoxes that appeared to demonstrate the impossibility of motion.

Pronunciation:

Zeno

/ˈzēnō/

Main definitions of Zeno in English

: Zeno1Zeno2

Zeno2

proper noun

  • (c.335–c.263 bc), Greek philosopher; founder of Stoicism; known as Zeno of Citium. He founded the school of Stoic philosophy c.300 (see stoicism)

Pronunciation:

Zeno

/ˈzēnō/