mul·​ti·​blade ˌməl-tē-ˈblād How to pronounce multiblade (audio)
variants or less commonly multibladed
: having more than one and usually several blades
a multiblade pocketknife
multiblade disposable razors
Then, just after the Civil War, several U.S. companies patented a type of wind machine that was to become a symbol of the Great Plains: the multibladed, water-pumping "wind motor," perched atop a pointed derrick.Janet L. Hopson

Word History

First Known Use

1897, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multiblade was in 1897

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Cite this Entry

“Multiblade.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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