Meaning of peripatetic

per•i•pa•tet•ic

Pronunciation: (per"u-pu-tet'ik), [key]
— adj.
  1. walking or traveling about; itinerant.
  2. (cap.) of or pertaining to Aristotle, who taught philosophy while walking in the Lyceum of ancient Athens.
  3. (cap.) of or pertaining to the Aristotelian school of philosophy.
—n.
  1. a person who walks or travels about.
  2. (cap.) a member of the Aristotelian school.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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