Monday, April 25, 2011

What is a Deipnosophist?

(Literature / Rhetoric) Rare a person who is a master of dinner-table conversation
[from Greek deipnosophistai, title of a Greek work by Athenaeus (3rd century), describing learned discussions at a banquet, from deipnon meal + sophistai wise men; see sophist]

Source: The Free Dictionary

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