pickax

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noun pick·ax \ˈpik-ˌaks\

Origin and Etymology of pickax

Middle English pecaxe, alteration of pikois, from Anglo-French picois, from pic pick, from Latin picus woodpecker — more at pie


First Known Use: 15th century


PICKAX Defined for Kids

pickax

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noun pick·ax \ˈpik-ˌaks\

Definition of pickax for Students

  1. :  2pick 1


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