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n. pelta

Translation: pelte

Definition of pelta in English

Escudo ligero de madera revestido de piel, de forma circular u ovalada con una mordedura en la parte superior, utilizado por soldados griegos de infantería ligera.

Definition of pelta in Spanish

Lightweight, wooden shield that is either circular or crescent in shape and lined in animal skin, used by Greek foot soldiers.