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lănista , ae, m.,
I.a trainer of gladiators, fencing-master (class.; cf.: gladiator, athleta, pugil).
II. Transf., an inciter, instigator, agitator; one who stimulates to wrong or violence: “hic se ad eum lanistam contulit,Cic. Rosc. Am. 6, 17: “ne videret unius corporis duas acies, lanista Cicerone, dimicantes. Ego lanista?Cic. Phil. 13, 19, 40: “lanistis Aetolis dimicare,Liv. 35, 33, 6.
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