framea

noun

fra·​mea
ˈfrāmēə
plural frameae
-ēˌē
: a spear with a long shaft and iron head used by the ancient Teutons

Word History

Etymology

Latin, probably from a Germanic word derived from a word represented by Old High German fram forward, further

First Known Use

1545, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of framea was in 1545

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“Framea.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/framea. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

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