noun \ˈlēs-tər\

Definition of LEISTER

:  a spear armed with three or more barbed prongs for catching fish

Origin of LEISTER

of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse ljōstr leister
First Known Use: circa 1534

Rhymes with LEISTER


Next Word in the Dictionary: leisterer
Previous Word in the Dictionary: leishmanioid
All Words Near: leister

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up leister? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).