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pentathlete

[ pen-tath-leet ]
/ pɛnˈtæθ lit /

noun

an athlete participating or specializing in the pentathlon.

Nearby words

pentastomid, pentastyle, pentastylos, pentasyllable, pentateuch, pentathlete, pentathlon, pentatomic, pentatonic scale, pentatonism, pentavalent

Origin of pentathlete

1820–30; blend of pentathlon and athlete
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