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[pap-uh n-hahy-mer, pah-puh n-] /ˈpæp ənˌhaɪ mər, ˈpɑ pən-/
a heavy rapier of the 17th century, having a swept guard with two perforated plates.
Also called Walloon sword.
Origin of pappenheimer
named after Gottfried Heinrich, Graf zu Pappenheim (1594-1632), German leader in the Thirty Years' War; see -er1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • pappenheimer brought about similar lesions in rats by the injection of a suspension of bone marrow from a rhachitic animal.

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