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gladiatorial

[glad-ee-uh-tawr-ee-uh l, -tohr-] /ˌglæd i əˈtɔr i əl, -ˈtoʊr-/
adjective
1.
of or relating to gladiators or to their combats.
Origin of gladiatorial
1745-1755
1745-55; < Latin gladiātōri(us) (see gladiator, -tory1) + -al1
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gladiatorial

/ˌɡlædɪəˈtɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
of, characteristic of, or relating to gladiators, combat, etc
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Word Origin and History for gladiatorial
adj.

1750s, from Latin gladiatorius (see gladiator) + -al (1).

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