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English Word:

hypaspist


English Pronunciation:

hy•pas•pist


Noun:


⇨Etymology

Greek


⇨Definition

((Greek) Aniquities) A shield-bearer or armor-bearer. Mitford.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Ancient Greek ὑπασπιστής (hupaspistēs, “shield bearer”).


Noun:

hypaspist (plural hypaspists or hypaspistai) a lightly-armoured military unit in Ancient Greece, who often served the purpose of distracting the foe from the frontline while holding an aspis and a spear, allowing the more mobile cavalry to strike the enemy from the flanks.


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