στρατός

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From Proto-Indo-European *stratos, from the root *sterh₃- (to spread, stretch out, extend). Cognates include Latin strātus, Old Irish srath (grass, grassy place), and Sanskrit स्तृत (stṛtá-, bestrewn). Compare στορέννυμι (storénnumi).

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στρᾰτός (stratósm (genitive στρᾰτοῦ); second declension

  1. army, military force
    1. (in Homer) the soldiery, the people, exclusive of the chiefs; the common people
    2. any band or body of men, as of the Amphictyons

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στρατός (stratósm (plural στρατοί)

  1. army (military force), military

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