sarbacane

noun
sar·​ba·​cane | \ ˈsärbəˌkān, -bə̇kən \
variants: or less commonly sarbican \ ˈsärbə̇kən \
plural -s

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History and Etymology for sarbacane

French sarbacane, from Middle French, alteration (influenced by cane reed, cane) of sarbatenne, from Old Spanish cerbatana, from Arabic zarbaṭāna, zabaṭāna

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“Sarbacane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarbacane. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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