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- n. In Greek drama, the actor who played the third role (after the protagonist and deuteragonist)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In the ancient Greek drama, the third actor.
Ancient Greek, originally in Greek drama, from ἀγωνιστής (agōnistēs, "a combatant, pleader, actor"). (Wiktionary)