retiarius

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Borrowed from Latin rētiārius.

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retiarius (plural retiari or retiarii)

  1. (historical) A type of gladiator who uses a casting net (a rete or iaculum) as a weapon.

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From rēte (net) +‎ -ārius.

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rētiārius m (genitive rētiāriī or rētiārī); second declension

  1. A net-fighter; a gladiator who fights with a net.

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Second-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative rētiārius rētiāriī
Genitive rētiāriī
rētiārī1
rētiāriōrum
Dative rētiāriō rētiāriīs
Accusative rētiārium rētiāriōs
Ablative rētiāriō rētiāriīs
Vocative rētiārie rētiāriī

1Found in older Latin (until the Augustan Age).

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