meaning of atlatl

atlatl meaning in Etymology Dictionary

Native American throwing-stick, 1871, from Nahuatl (Aztecan) atlatl "spear-thrower."

Sentence Examples with the word atlatl

They had striking, slashing and piercing weapons held in the hand, fastened to a shaft or thong, hurled from the hand, from a sling, from an atlatl or throwing-stick, or shot from a bow.

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