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mangonel

mangonel

noun man·go·nel \ˈmaŋ-gə-ˌnel\

Definition of MANGONEL

:  a military engine formerly used to throw missiles

Origin of MANGONEL

Middle English, from Anglo-French, probably from Medieval Latin manganellus, diminutive of Late Latin manganum philter, mangonel, from Greek manganon
First Known Use: 13th century

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