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  • n. An officer in the Spartan army commanding fifty men.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An officer in the Spartan army commanding fifty men.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In ancient Greece, a commander of fifty men.

Etymologies

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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.

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