Phalangite

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Phalangite A soldier belonging to a phalanx.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n phalangite A soldier belonging to a phalanx.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. : cf. F. phalangite,

Usage

In literature:

Three phalangites, in the fourth dilochia of the twelfth syntagmata, killed one another with knives in a dispute about a rat.
"Salammbo" by Gustave Flaubert
The phalangite soldier was fully equipped in the defensive armour of the regular Greek infantry.
"The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo" by Edward Creasy
The phalangite soldier was fully equipped in the defensive armor of the regular Greek infantry.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2" by Various
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