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agonistarch (s) (noun), agonistarchs (pl)
1. A person who trained combatants for the Greek Olympic games: The agonistarchs were very important in Greek antiquity because they instructed the fighters or gladiators in preparation for the public competitions.
2. Etymology: from Greek agonistes, "combatant" + -arch, "a ruler, a commander".
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