Associations to the word «Pliny»


PLINY, proper noun. An ancient Roman praenomen.

Dictionary definition

PLINY, noun. Roman writer and nephew of Pliny the Elder; author of books of letters that commented on affairs of the day (62-113).
PLINY, noun. Roman author of an encyclopedic natural history; died while observing the eruption of Vesuvius (23-79).

Wise words

Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth.
Friedrich Nietzsche