Origin of atlatl
Related Words for atlatlpistol, bomb, sword, gun, missile, cannon, rifle, machete, ammunition, firearm, knife, shotgun, revolver, catapult, dagger, spear, bayonet, ax, bludgeon, spike
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Historical Examples of atlatl
An atlatl was the weapon which had replaced the stone axe in the stone age.
B is walking with the atlatl in his hand, and armed with javelins.
This suggests, of course, that this may have been a dart for use with a thrower or atlatl.A Burial Cave in Baja California
William C. Massey
The water jug, the aspergill, and the atlatl and quiver of lances disappeared from the table.
The derivation from atlatl, arrow, would seem more appropriate to the words of this hymn.Rig Veda Americanus
Word Origin and History for atlatl
Native American throwing stick, 1871, from Nahuatl (Aztec) atlatl "spear-thrower."