λῃστής

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From ληΐς (lêḯs), Epic form of λεία (leía, plunder, spoils)

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λῃστής (lēstēs) (genitive λῃστοῦ) m, first declension

  1. robber, bandit
  2. pirate, buccaneer
  3. revolutionary, insurrectionist, guerrilla

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