Peripatetic school
The school founded by Aristotle in Athens in 335 BC, supposedly named after the peripatos or covered walk in the garden of the Lyceum, where he lectured. Apart from Aristotle its important members were Theophrastus, Eudemus of Rhodes, and Strato of Lampsacus.

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  • peripatetic — [16] Peripatetic means literally ‘walking round’. It comes via Old French peripatetique and Latin peripatēticus from Greek peripatētikós. This was a derivative of peripatein, a compound verb formed from the prefix perí ‘round’ and patein ‘walk’.… …   The Hutchinson dictionary of word origins

  • peripatetic — [16] Peripatetic means literally ‘walking round’. It comes via Old French peripatetique and Latin peripatēticus from Greek peripatētikós. This was a derivative of peripatein, a compound verb formed from the prefix perí ‘round’ and patein ‘walk’.… …   Word origins

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