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martel

[mahr-tel, mahr-tel] /ˈmɑr tɛl, mɑrˈtɛl/
noun
1.
a hammerlike, shafted weapon having a head with a point at one end and a blunt face at the other.
Also called martel-de-fer
[mahr-tel-duh-fer, mahr-tel-] /ˈmɑr tɛl dəˈfɛr, mɑrˈtɛl-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English < Middle French < Vulgar Latin *martellus, diminutive of Latin martulus, marculus hammer
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Martel

/mɑːˈtɛl/
noun
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