retiarius

noun
re·​ti·​ar·​i·​us | \ ˌrēshēˈa(a)rēəs \
plural retiarii\ -​rēˌī \

Definition of retiarius

: a Roman gladiator armed with a net and a trident

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History and Etymology for retiarius

Latin, from rete net + -arius -ary

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“Retiarius.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retiarius. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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