Tritagonist

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Tritagonist tri-tag′on-ist the third actor in the Greek drama.
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. tritos, third, agonistēs, an actor.

Usage

In literature:

AEschylus introduced a second actor, the deuteragonist; Sophocles even a third, the tritagonist.
"Flower, Fruit, and Thorn Pieces;" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
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