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toxophilite

toxophilite

noun tox·oph·i·lite \täk-ˈsä-fə-ˌlīt\

Definition of TOXOPHILITE

:  a person fond of or expert at archery
toxophilite adjective
tox·oph·i·ly \-lē\ noun

Origin of TOXOPHILITE

Greek toxon bow, arrow + philos dear, loving
First Known Use: 1794

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