Peripatetics

Founder of the Peripatetics—Aristotle, who used to teach his disciples in the covered walk of the Lyceum. This colonnade was called the peripatos, because it was a place for walking about (peri pateo).

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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