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Which popular sport is also known as Toxophily?

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Which popular sport is also known as Toxophily?
posted Jun 9, 2017 by Ram Jana

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Archery is also known as Toxophily. The word derives from Greek toxon, which referred to both a bow and arrow, and philos, meaning "loving." Archery is the sport, practice or skill of using a bow to propel arrows. The word comes from the Latin arcus. Historically, archery has been used for hunting and combat. In modern times, it is mainly a competitive sport and recreational activity. A person who participates in archery is typically called an archer or a bowman, and a person who is fond of or an expert at archery is sometimes called a toxophilite.

Archery is also known as Toxophily.

answer Jun 29, 2017 by Sumana
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