descendeur

noun

mountaineering a shaped metal piece through which the rope can be fed: used to control the rate of descent in abseilingAlso called: descender

Nearby words

  1. descend,
  2. descendant,
  3. descended,
  4. descendent,
  5. descender,
  6. descendible,
  7. descending,
  8. descending artery of knee,
  9. descending colon,
  10. descending degeneration

Word Origin for descendeur

C20

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