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[spahr-tahy, -tee]
noun (used with a plural verb)
  1. Classical Mythology. a group of fully armed warriors who sprang from the dragon's teeth that Cadmus planted.
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  • In Thebes, the race of Sparti were believed to have sprung from a field sown with dragons' teeth.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Part 1, Slice 1