decathlete

[dih-kath-leet]
noun
an athlete who takes part in or trains chiefly for a decathlon.

Origin:
1965–70; blend of decathlon and athlete

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decathlon (dɪˈkæθlɒn)
 
n
Compare pentathlon an athletic contest for men in which each athlete competes in ten different events
 
[C20: from deca- + Greek athlon contest, prize; see athlete]
 
de'cathlete
 
n

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