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Coryphæus of Grammarians

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Aristarchos of Samʹothrace. A coryphæus was the leader of the Greek chorus; hence the chief of a department in any of the sciences or fine arts. Aristarchos, in the second century B.C., was the chief or prince of grammarians. (Greek, koruphaios, leader.)

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Corsned
Cortes
Cortina
Corvinus [a raven]
Corybantic Religion
Corycian Cave (The)
Corycian Nymphs (The)
Corydon
Coryphæus (The) or “Coryphēus.”
Coryphæus of German Literature (The)
Coryphæus of Grammarians
Coryphée
Cosa (plu. Cosas)
Cosmiel
Cosmopolite
Cosset
Costard
Costard
Costermonger
Cote-hardi
Cotereaux (French)