pancratium

noun
pan·​cra·​ti·​um | \ pan-ˈkrā-shē-əm How to pronounce pancratium (audio) \

Definition of pancratium

: an ancient Greek athletic contest involving both boxing and wrestling

First Known Use of pancratium

1603, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pancratium

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

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