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A member of the council of the Areopagus.
Ar′e·op·a·git′ic (-jĭt′ĭk, -gīt′-) adj.
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1. (Historical Terms) a member of the Areopagus, a judicial council of ancient Athens that met on the hill of that name
2. (Law) a member of the Areopagus, a judicial council of ancient Athens that met on the hill of that name
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Ar•e•op•a•gite(ˌær iˈɒp əˌdʒaɪt, -ˌgaɪt)
a member of the council of the Areopagus in ancient Athens.
[< Latin Arēopagītēs < Greek Areiopagitēs; see -ite1]
Ar`e•op`a•git′ic (-ˈdʒɪt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||Areopagite - a member of the council of the Areopagus|
Areopagus - the highest governmental assembly in ancient Athens (later a judicial court)
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