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  • n. A spear-bearer; a statue of a man holding a spear or in the attitude of a spear-bearer.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A spear bearer; a statue of a man holding a spear or in the attitude of a spear bearer. Several important sculptures of this subject existed in antiquity, copies of which remain to us.

Etymologies

Latin, from Ancient Greek literally "spear-bearing". (Wiktionary)

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