Definición de pelta en inglés:


Saltos de línea: pelta
Pronunciación: /ˈpɛltə

sustantivo (plural peltae /-tiː/)

1A small light shield, as used by the ancient Greeks and Romans.
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Their arms were the bow, spear, and axe, a crescent-shaped shield, called pelta, and (in early art) a helmet - the original model in the Greek mind apparently being the goddess Athena.
  • In general the name simply seems to have become for describing a largish oval shield; sometimes meaning a heavy shield, at other times being used to describe what was really an oval-shaped pelta.
  • One idea I've been kicking around for a shield is a Greek pelta.


from Latin, from Greek peltē.

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