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πελτ-αστής, οῦ, ὁ, one who bears a light shield (πέλτη), targeteer, E.Rh. 311, Th. 2.29, Lys. 19.21, X.Cyr. 2.1.5.

II. in pl., generally, light troops, Id.HG4.4.16, IG12.97.17,99.5, etc.