Palestra

Pa*les"tra

(?), n.;
pl. L. Palestr (#), E. Palestras (#).
[NL., fr. L. palaestra, Gr. , fr. to wrestle.]
[Written also palstra.]
(Antiq.) (a) A wrestling school; hence, a gymnasium, or place for athletic exercise in general. (b) A wrestling; the exercise of wrestling.
[1913 Webster]

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Pa*les"tri*an

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Pa*les"tric

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Pa*les"tric*al

(?), } a. [L. palaestricus, Gr. .] Of or pertaining to the palestra, or to wrestling.
[1913 Webster]

 

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