decathlete

noun de·cath·lete \ di-ˈkath-ˌlēt \
Updated on: 19 Nov 2017

Definition of decathlete

: an athlete who competes in the decathlon

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Origin and Etymology of decathlete

blend of decathlon and athlete


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