Fake Etymologies

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can‧ter, v. /ˈkæntər/

From Ancient Greek Κένταυροι, a term corresponding to English “centaur.” It is a gait that is between average human running speed (approximately 6.75 meters per second) and average horse gallop speed (slightly over 11 meters per second), created for outrunning human pursuers without overtaxing one’s mount.