labrys

noun
la·​brys | \ ˈlābrə̇s, ˈlab- \
plural -es

Definition of labrys

: an ancient Cretan sacred double ax

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History and Etymology for labrys

Greek, probably of Carian origin

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“Labrys.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/labrys. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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