lochus

[ lok-uhs ]

noun,plural loch·i [lok-ahy]. /ˈlɒk aɪ/.
  1. (in ancient Greece) a subdivision of an army.

Origin of lochus

1
1825–35; <Greek lóchos literally, ambush, place for lying in wait, hence, men forming an ambush; cf. lochia

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