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luctātor , ōris, m. luctor,
I.a wrestler.
B. Esp. a wrestler represented in art: “Naucerus luctatorem anhelantem fecit,Plin. 34, 8, 19, § 80; 35, 11, 40, § 130.—
II. Transf.: (vinum) pedes captat primum, luctator dolosus est, a treacherous foe, in allusion to the wrestler, who strove to grasp his opponent's feet, Plaut. Ps. 5, 1, 5.
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