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Cras·sus

 (krăs′əs), Marcus Licinius 115?-53 bc.
Roman politician and general who joined Julius Caesar and Pompey in the first triumvirate to challenge the senate's power (60). Hungry for military glory, he invaded Parthia and was killed in battle.

Crassus

(ˈkræsəs)
n
(Biography) Marcus Licinius (ˈmɑːkəs lɪˈsɪnɪəs). ?115–53 bc, Roman general; member of the first triumvirate with Caesar and Pompey

Cras•sus

(ˈkræs əs)

n.
Marcus Licinius, c115–53 B.C., Roman politician: member of the first triumvirate.
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