[ ban-er-stohn ]
/ ˈbæn ərˌstoʊn /


a North American prehistoric stone implement in the form of a double-edged ax with a notch or hole, possibly for attaching a handle.

Nearby words

  1. banner cloud,
  2. banneret,
  3. bannerette,
  4. bannerman,
  5. bannerol,
  6. banning,
  7. bannister,
  8. bannister's disease,
  9. bannister, sir roger gilbert,
  10. bannisters

Origin of bannerstone

banner (from the flaglike shape of the blades) + stone Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019