1. [syn: Confucius, Kongfuze, K'ung Futzu, Kong the Master]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Confucius \Confucius\ n.
a Chinese philosopher (circa 551-478 BC), the founder of
Syn: Kung futzu, Kung futze, Kung tzu, K'ung fu-tze.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: Chinese philosopher whose ideas and sayings were collected
after his death and became the basis of a philosophical
doctrine known a Confucianism (circa 551-478 BC) [syn:
Confucius, Kongfuze, K'ung Futzu, Kong the Master]