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- n. A form of Ancient Greek sculpture featuring a young man holding a knotted diadem (as the winner of a contest)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Gr. antiquity, a fillet-binder: a name applied to a class of antique marble and bronze statues representing an athlete binding a fillet about his head. They are supposed to be based upon a famous bronze original by the sculptor Polycletus.
Ancient Greek (Wiktionary)