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pentathlon

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pentathlon

noun pen·tath·lon \pen-ˈtath-lən, -ˌlän, ÷-ˈta-thə-\

: a sports contest for men that consists of five different events

Full Definition of PENTATHLON

:  an athletic contest involving participation by each contestant in five different events; especially :  modern pentathlon

Examples of PENTATHLON

  1. the winner of the Olympic pentathlon

Origin of PENTATHLON

Greek, from penta- + athlon contest
First Known Use: 1603

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