pentecostys

noun pen·te·cos·tys \ ˌpentəˈkästə̇s \

Definition of pentecostys

plural pentecostyes \-ästēˌēz\
:a troop of 50 soldiers in the Spartan army

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Origin and Etymology of pentecostys

Greek pentēkostys body of fifty, from pentēkostos fiftieth


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