Excalibur

noun
Ex·​cal·​i·​bur | \ ek-ˈska-lə-bər How to pronounce Excalibur (audio) \

Definition of Excalibur

: the sword of King Arthur

First Known Use of Excalibur

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Excalibur

Middle English Excalaber, from Anglo-French Escalibor, from Medieval Latin Caliburnus

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“Excalibur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Excalibur. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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