Definition of essedarius
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LNS
essedarius, essedariī
essedarius
noun (m., 2nd declension)
    Abbreviations
    essedārius, a, um, adj. essedum, of or belonging to a war-chariot: mulier, Petr. 45, 7.

    —Hence, as subst.: essedari-us, i, m. A fighter in a (Gallic or British) war-chariot, Caes. B. G. 4, 24, 1; 5, 15, 1; 5, 19, 1; Cic. Fam. 7, 6 fin.

    — In the Roman circus, a gladiator, Petr. 36, 6; Suet. Calig. 35; id. Claud. 21; Inscr. Orell. 2566; v. essedum.
     
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