machete

noun ma·chete \ mə-ˈshe-tē , -ˈche- ; -ˈshet \
Updated on: 23 May 2018

Definition of machete

: a large heavy knife used for cutting sugarcane and underbrush and as a weapon

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Origin and Etymology of machete

Spanish

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MACHETE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of machete for English Language Learners

  • : a large, heavy knife that is used for cutting plants and as a weapon


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machete

noun ma·chete \ mə-ˈshe-tē \

Definition of machete for Students

: a large heavy knife used for cutting sugarcane and underbrush and as a weapon


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