retiarius

noun

re·​ti·​ar·​i·​us
ˌrēshēˈa(a)rēəs
plural retiarii
-rēˌī
: a Roman gladiator armed with a net and a trident

Word History

Etymology

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 19 May. 2024.

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