macana

noun

ma·​ca·​na
məˈkänə
plural -s
: 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

Word History

Etymology

Spanish, from Taino

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“Macana.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/macana. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

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