gladiatorial

[ glad-ee-uh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr- ]
/ ˌglæd i əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr- /

adjective

of or relating to gladiators or to their combats.

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Origin of gladiatorial

1745–55; < Latin gladiātōri(us) (see gladiator, -tory1) + -al1
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gladiatorial
/ (ˌɡlædɪəˈtɔːrɪəl) /

adjective

of, characteristic of, or relating to gladiators, combat, etc
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