Do*ryph"o*ros (?), n. [L., fr. Gr. , lit., spear bearing; a spear + to bear.] Fine Arts

A spear bearer; a statue of a man holding a spear or in the attitude of a spear bearer. Several important sculptures of this subject existed in antiquity, copies of which remain to us.


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