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Lewis : martyr

martyr, martyr, yris, comm., = μάρτυρ, a witness; esp. one who by his death bears witness to the truth of the Christian religion, a martyr (eccl. Lat.): salvete flores Marty rum, Prud. Cath. 12, 125; Vulg. Apoc. 17, 6 —In fem.: Perpetua, fortissima martyr, Tert. Anim. 55.