Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of OPTIMATE

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Op"ti*mate\, a. [L. optimas, -atis, adj., optimates,
n. pl., the adherents of the best men, the aristocrats, fr.
optimus the best.]
Of or pertaining to the nobility or aristocracy. [R.] -- n. A
nobleman or aristocrat; a chief man in a state or city. [R.]
--Chapman.

 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY