pancratium

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noun pan·cra·ti·um \pan-ˈkrā-shē-əm\

Definition of pancratium

  1. :  an ancient Greek athletic contest involving both boxing and wrestling

Origin and Etymology of pancratium

Latin, from Greek pankration, from pan- + kratos strength — more at hard


First Known Use: 1603


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