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Related / Similar Words: arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket, launcher, slingshot, sling

 

Definition:
  • medieval artillery used during sieges; a heavy war engine for hurling large stones and other missiles;
  • a device that launches aircraft from a warship;
  • a plaything consisting of a Y-shaped stick with elastic between the arms; used to propel small stones;
  • hurl as if with a sling;
  • shoot forth or launch, as if from a catapult; "the enemy catapulted rocks towards the fort";

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    Derivational Morphology: launch, sling, slingshot, slinger, slinging, launcher, arbalest, arbalist, ballista, bricole, mangonel, onager, trebuchet, trebucket

     

    Language Translations:
    Chinese: 彈射器   Dutch: katapult  
    Finnish: katapultti   French: catapulte  
    German: Katapult   Greek: καταπέλτης  
    Hebrew: קטפולטה   Italian: catapulta  
    Japanese: カタパルト   Korean: 노포  
    Latin: catapulta   Polish: katapulta  
    Portuguese: catapulta   Russian: катапульта  
    Spanish: catapulta   Swedish: katapult  
    Tamil: Kvataippul  
     
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