Cataphractic Cat`a*phrac"tic, a. Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a cataphract. [1913 Webster]

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  • cataphract — cataphractic, adj. /kat euh frakt /, 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. [1575 85; < L… …   Universalium

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