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One entry found for gladiator.
Main Entry: glad·i·a·tor
Pronunciation: primarystressglad-emacron-secondarystressamacrt-schwar
Function: noun
Etymology: from Latin gladiator, literally, "swordsman," from gladius "sword" --related to GLADIOLUS
1 : a person engaged in a fight to the death for public entertainment in ancient Rome
2 : a person engaging in a fierce fight or controversy
- glad·i·a·to·ri·al /secondarystressglad-emacron-schwa-primarystresstomacrr-emacron-schwal, -primarystresstodotr-/ adjective

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