a spear having a long, narrow iron shaft and a small, usually barbed tip, associated mainly with Frankish and Saxon grave finds of the 5th through 8th centuries a.d.

Nearby words

  1. anglosphere,
  2. angma,
  3. angola,
  4. angolan,
  5. angolese,
  6. angophora,
  7. angor,
  8. angora,
  9. angora cat,
  10. angora goat

Origin of angon

1870–75; < Late Greek ángōn < Germanic; compare Old High German ango prong, tip, hook, Old English anga, Old Norse angi; akin to angle2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019