decathlon

See also: décathlon

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

deca- +‎ -athlon, coined for the 1912 Summer Olympics in analogy to the word pentathlon.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /diːˈkæθlɒn/, /dɪˈkæθlɒn/

NounEdit

 
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decathlon (plural decathlons or decathla)

  1. An athletic contest consisting of ten events which includes sprinting, hurdling, jumping, and throwing over a span of two days.
  2. A contest in science and math proving skill.

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EtymologyEdit

From deca- +‎ -athlon.

NounEdit

decathlon m (invariable)

  1. (athletics) decathlon

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