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cat•a•phract



Pronunciation: (kat'u-frakt"), [key]
n.
1. a heavily armed war galley of ancient Greece.
2. a suit of ancient Roman scale armor for a man or horse.
3. Zool.the bony plates or scales covering the body of certain fishes or reptiles.

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