Definition of lochagos in US English:

lochagos

(also lochagus)

noun

Ancient Greek History
  • The commander of a lochos.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in John Bingham (fl. c1616). From ancient Greek (Doric) λοχαγός (Attic λοχηγός) commander of a lochos from λόχος + ἄγειν to lead.

Pronunciation

lochagos

/ˈlɒkəɡɒs/