retiarius


retiarius

noun, plural re·ti·ar·i·i [ree-shee-air-ee-ahy, –air-ee-ee] /ˌri ʃiˈɛər iˌaɪ, -ˈɛər iˌi/. Roman History.

  1. a gladiator equipped with a net for casting over his opponent.

noun plural -arii (-ˈɛərɪˌaɪ)

  1. (in ancient Rome) a gladiator armed with a net and trident

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