arrowhead

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noun ar·row·head \ˈer-ō-ˌhed, ˈer-ə-, ˈa-rō-, ˈa-rə-\

Definition of arrowhead

  1. 1 :  a wedge-shaped piercing tip usually fixed to an arrow

  2. 2 :  something resembling an arrowhead

  3. 3 :  any of a genus (Sagittaria) of marsh or aquatic plants of the water-plantain family with leaves shaped like arrowheads

Illustration of arrowhead

14th Century

First Known Use of arrowhead

14th century


ARROWHEAD Defined for English Language Learners

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noun ar·row·head \ˈer-ō-ˌhed, ˈer-ə-, ˈa-rō-, ˈa-rə-\

Definition of arrowhead for English Language Learners

  • : a piece of stone or metal that forms the point of an arrow


ARROWHEAD Defined for Kids

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noun ar·row·head \ˈer-ō-ˌhed\

Definition of arrowhead for Students

  1. :  the pointed end of an arrow


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