macana

noun
ma·​ca·​na | \ məˈkänə \
plural -s

Definition of macana

: a wooden weapon or agricultural tool widely employed by the Indians of South America and the Antilles, usually made like a flattened club or sword, and sometimes edged or headed with stone

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History and Etymology for macana

Spanish, from Taino

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“Macana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macana. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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