atlatl

noun at·latl \ ˈät-ˌlä-tᵊl \

Definition of atlatl

:a device for throwing a spear or dart that consists of a rod or board with a projection (such as a hook) at the rear end to hold the weapon in place until released

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Origin and Etymology of atlatl

Nahuatl ahtlatl

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