Caractacus

Caractacus

[kuh-rak-tuh-kuhs]
noun
flourished a.d. c50, British chieftain who opposed the Romans.
Also, Caradoc [kuh-rad-uhk] .
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Caractacus (kəˈræktəkəs)
 
n
same as Caratacus

Caratacus, Caractacus or Caradoc (kəˈrætəkəs, kəˈrædək)
 
n
died ?54 ad, British chieftain: led an unsuccessful resistance against the Romans (43--50)
 
Caractacus, Caractacus or Caradoc
 
n
 
Caradoc, Caractacus or Caradoc
 
n

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caractacus

king of the British tribe of Trinovantes, and the son of Cunobelinus (q.v.).

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