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fléchette

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noun flé·chette \flā-ˈshet, fle-\

Definition of fléchette

  1. :  a small dart-shaped projectile that is clustered in an explosive warhead, dropped as a missile from an airplane, or fired from a handheld gun



Origin and Etymology of fléchette

French, from diminutive of flèche arrow


First Known Use: 1915


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