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noun 
  1. Defensive armor used for the entire body and often for the horse, also, esp. the linked mail or scale armor of some eastern nations.
  2. A horseman covered with a cataphract.
  3. The armor or plate covering some fishes.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek , (kataphraktos), literally meaning behind barriers


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