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

Other Words from klepht

klephtic \ ˈklef-​tik \ adjective often capitalized

First Known Use of klepht

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for klepht

Modern Greek klephtēs, literally, robber, from Greek kleptēs, from kleptein

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