Definition of Diogines
Di*og"e*nes (?), n. A Greek Cynic
philosopher (412?-323 B. C.) who lived much in Athens and was
distinguished for contempt of the common aims and conditions of life,
and for sharp, caustic sayings.
Diogenes' crab (Zoöl.), a
species of terrestrial hermit crabs (Cenobita Diogenes),
abundant in the West Indies and often destructive to crops. --
Diogenes' tub, the tub which the philosopher
Diogenes is said to have carried about with him as his house, in
which he lived.
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia
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