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ἱπποτοξότης). A mounted archer (B. Afr. 19); in most cases characteristic of foreign nations, as the Syrians (B. C. iii. 4), Persians (Herod.ix. 49), etc.; but men thus equipped appear to have been used among the light horse of the Greeks (Aristoph. Av. 1179), and of the Romans; at least under the Empire.

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