ballista /bəˈlɪstə/

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I. noun

1. a catapult used in ancient warfare for hurling large stones.
2. a large crossbow used in ancient warfare for firing a spear.
– origin early 16th cent.: from Latin, based on Greek ballein ‘to throw’.

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