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palikar

[pal-i-kahr] /ˈpæl ɪˌkɑr/
noun
1.
a Greek militiaman in the Greek war for independence against the Turks 1821–28.
Also, pellekar.
Origin
1805-1815
1805-15; < Modern Greek palikári lad, youth, variant of Late Greek pallēkárion camp boy (Greek pallēk-, stem of pállēx a youth + -arion diminutive suffix)
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palikar

/ˈpælɪˌkɑː/
noun
1.
a Greek soldier in the war of independence against Turkey (1821–28)
Word Origin
C19: from Modern Greek palikari youth
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