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 for Platonic
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Platonic \Pla*ton"ic\, Platonical \Pla*ton"ic*al\, a. [L.
     Platonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. platonique.]
     1. Of or pertaining to Plato, or his philosophy, school, or
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     2. Pure, passionless; nonsexual; philosophical.
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     Platonic bodies, the five regular geometrical solids;
        namely, the tetrahedron, hexahedron or cube, octahedron,
        dodecahedron, and icosahedron.
     Platonic love, a pure, spiritual affection, subsisting
        between persons of opposite sex, unmixed with carnal
        desires, and regarding the mind only and its excellences;
        -- a species of love for which Plato was a warm advocate.
     Platonic year (Astron.), a period of time determined by the
        revolution of the equinoxes, or the space of time in which
        the stars and constellations return to their former places
        in respect to the equinoxes; -- called also great year.
        This revolution, which is caused by the precession of the
        equinoxes, is accomplished in about 26,000 years.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Platonic \Pla*ton"ic\, n.
     A follower of Plato; a Platonist.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: of or relating to or characteristic of Plato or his
             philosophy; "Platonic dialogues"
      2: free from physical desire; "platonic love"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  49 Moby Thesaurus words for "Platonic":
     Augustinian, Averroist, Berkeleian, Cartesian, Hegelian,
     Heideggerian, Heraclitean, Humean, Husserlian, Kantian, Leibnizian,
     Neo-Hegelian, Neo-Pythagorean, Neoplatonic, Neoplatonistic,
     Parmenidean, Peripatetic, Platonistic, Pyrrhonic, Pythagorean,
     Sartrian, Schellingian, Schopenhauerian, Scotist, Socratic,
     Spencerian, Thomist, Thomistic, Viconian, Wittgensteinian,
     abstinent, animist, animistic, celibate, continent, idealist,
     idealistic, immaterialist, intact, maidenly, panpsychist,
     panpsychistic, pre-Socratic, solipsistic, spiritualist,
     spiritualistic, vestal, virgin, virginal

From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :

  PLATONIC, adj.  Pertaining to the philosophy of Socrates.  Platonic
  Love is a fool's name for the affection between a disability and a

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