pancratiast

noun
pan·​cra·​ti·​ast | \ panˈkrāshēˌast \
variants: or pancratist \ ˈpankrətə̇st \
plural -s

Definition of pancratiast

: a contestant or victor in a pancratium

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Other Words from pancratiast

pancratiastic \ ¦panˌkrāshē¦astik \ adjective

History and Etymology for pancratiast

Latin pancratiastes, from Greek pankratiastēs, from pankratiazein to perform the exercises of the pancratium, from pankration pancratium

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“Pancratiast.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pancratiast. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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