Definition of pancratist in English:

pancratist

noun

  • = pancratiast.

Origin

Late 18th century; earliest use found in John Ash (1724–1779), lexicographer and grammarian. Alteration of classical Latin pancratiastēs pancratiast after -ist; compare post-classical Latin pancratiste, Italian † pancratista.

Pronunciation

pancratist

/ˈpankrətɪst/