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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek πολιορκητικά (poliorkētiká, things related to sieges), neuter plural of πολιορκητικός (poliorkētikós), from πολιορκέω (poliorkéō).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌpɒliɔː(ɹ)ˈsɛtɪks/

NounEdit

poliorcetics

  1. The art of siege warfare, namely, that of conducting or resisting a siege.
    Synonym: siegecraft

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