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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or relating to the captain of the vanguard of a Roman army.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the captain of the vanguard of a Roman army.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the first maniple of the body of veterans (triarii) which formed a regular part of a Roman legion.

Etymologies

Latin primipilaris, from primipilus the centurion of the first cohort of a Roman legion, from primus pilus the division made up of the triarii in the Roman army. (Wiktionary)

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