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