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equites


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equites  \Eq"ui*tes\n.  pl  [L.,  pl  of  eques  a  horseman.]  (Rom. 
  Antiq.) 
  An  order  of  knights  holding  a  middle  place  between  the  senate 
  and  the  commonalty;  members  of  the  Roman  equestrian  order