toxotae

plural noun tox·o·tae \ˈtäksəˌtē\

Definition of toxotae

  1. :  public slaves of ancient Athens often of Scythian origin, armed with bows, and serving as police

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Origin and Etymology of toxotae

New Latin, from Greek toxotai, plural of toxotēs archer, from toxon bow, arrow — more at toxic


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