sarcle

1 of 2

transitive verb

sar·​cle
ˈsärkəl
obsolete
: to weed or cultivate (crops) with a sarcle

sarcle

2 of 2

noun

"
plural -s
: an ancient hoe

Word History

Etymology

Transitive verb

Middle French sarcler, from Late Latin sarculare, from Latin sarculum hoe; akin to Latin sarire to hoe, weed

Noun

Latin sarculum

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“Sarcle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarcle. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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