noun, plural pan·cra·ti·a [pan-krey-shee-uh]. /pænˈkreɪ ʃi ə/.
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Origin of pancratium
OTHER WORDS FROM pancratiumpan·crat·ic [pan-krat-ik], /pænˈkræt ɪk/, adjective
Words nearby pancratium
Example sentences from the Web for pancratium
In the Pancratium it is in our power to desist and not to receive blows.
Boxing was introduced now and sometimes the pancratium was used.The Historical Child|Oscar Chrisman
But this is just as if a man after receiving blows should give up the Pancratium.
He threw off his cloak and challenged the fellow to a bout of pancratium; otherwise he would let him feel his stick.The Works of Lucian of Samosata, v. 4|Lucian of Samosata
The Pancratium was a contest in which boxing and wrestling were both allowable.The Teaching of Epictetus|Epictetus