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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.

Etymologies

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Ancient Greek, originally in Greek drama, from ἀγωνιστής (agōnistēs, "a combatant, pleader, actor").

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