multiblade

adjective
mul·​ti·​blade | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈblād How to pronounce multiblade (audio) , -ˌtī- \
variants: or less commonly multibladed \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈblā-​dəd How to pronounce multibladed (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of multiblade

: 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

First Known Use of multiblade

1897, in the meaning defined above

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“Multiblade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multiblade. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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