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javelin meaning

EN[ˈdʒævlən] [-ævlən]
WJavelin
  • A javelin is a light spear designed primarily to be thrown, historically as a ranged weapon, but today predominantly for sport.
  • The word javeline comes from Middle English and it derives from Old French javelin, a diminutive of javelot, which meant spear. The word javelot probably originated from one of the Celtic languages.
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javelin
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Nouns
      • Countable nouns
      • Verbs
        • Transitive verbs
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      1. en javelina
      2. en javelins
      3. en javelinas
      4. en javelined
      5. en javelinier
      Source: Wiktionary

      Meaning of javelin for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "javelin" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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