Colophonian


Colophonian
/kol'euh foh"nee euhn/, n.
1. a native of Colophon.
2. the, Antimachus (def. 1).
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Colophon.
[ < L colophoni(us) ( < Gk; see COLOPHONY) + -AN]

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