amentum

noun
amen·​tum | \ əˈmentəm\
plural amenta\ -​tə \

Definition of amentum

: a thong or cord attached to a javelin for aid in casting

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First Known Use of amentum

circa 1771, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for amentum

Latin

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