arrow heads

arrowhead

[ar-oh-hed]
noun
1.
the head or tip of an arrow, usually separable from the shaft and conventionally wedge-shaped.
2.
anything resembling or having the conventional shape of an arrowhead.
3.
Also called swamp potato. any aquatic or bog plant of the genus Sagittaria, having usually arrowhead-shaped leaves and clusters of white flowers.
4.
any of several other plants having arrowhead-shaped leaves.
5.
the dartlike form in an egg-and-dart ornament.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English arwe he(ve)d; see arrow, head

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arrowhead (ˈærəʊˌhɛd)
 
n
1.  the pointed tip of an arrow, often removable from the shaft
2.  something that resembles the head of an arrow in shape, such as a triangular decoration on garments used to reinforce joins
3.  any aquatic herbaceous plant of the genus Sagittaria, esp S. sagittifolia, having arrow-shaped aerial leaves and linear submerged leaves: family Alismataceae

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