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Ptolemy

Ptol·e·my

Ptolemy

 
pronunciation:
ta l mi
part of speech: noun
inflections: Ptolemies
definition 1: an Alexandrian mathematician, astronomer, and geographer (second century A.D.).
definition 2: any of the Macedonian dynasty that ruled Egypt from 323 to 30 B.C.
derivation: Ptolemaic (adj.)