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Definition of Athlete
Athlete Ath"lete, n. [L. athleta, Gr. ? prizefighter, fr. ? to
contend for a prize, ?, Hom. ?, contest, ? prize; fr. the
same root as E. wed: cf. F. athl[`e]te.]
1. (Antiq.) One who contended for a prize in the public games
of ancient Greece or Rome.
2. Any one trained to contend in exercises requiring great
physical agility and strength; one who has great activity
and strength; a champion.
3. One fitted for, or skilled in, intellectual contests; as,
athletes of debate.
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