Usage Late Greek
Scripts Ἐμπειρικός(Ancient Greek)
Other Forms FormsEmpiricus (latinized form)
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Meaning & History
Derived from the Greek adjective ἐμπειρικός (empeirikos) meaning "experienced".This name was borne by the Greco-Roman philosopher Sextos Empeirikos (3rd century AD), who is better known under the latinized form of his name, which is Sextus Empiricus.