klepht


klepht

noun, often capitalized \ˈkleft\

Definition of KLEPHT

:  a Greek belonging to any of several independent guerrilla communities formed after the Turkish conquest of Greece
kleph·tic \ˈklef-tik\ adjective often capitalized

Origin of KLEPHT

Modern Greek klephtēs, literally, robber, from Greek kleptēs, from kleptein
First Known Use: 1820

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