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Definition of the noun Makhaira

What does Makhaira mean as a name of something?


  1. A type of sword with a backwards curve, originating in Ancient Greece


Makhaira is a term used by modern scholars to describe a type of ancient bladed weapon, generally a large knife or sword with a single cutting edge.

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Google previewHelm Dictionary of Scientific Bird Names (2010)

by James A. Jobling

makhaira knife; rhamphos bill; “For about a century Westerman's name was used, not least because it was believed, erroneously, to have been published in 1848...

Google previewA Dictionary of Common Wildflowers of Texas & the Southern Great Plains (2005)

by Joel Ellis Holloway, Amanda Neill

Machaeranthera gracilis Slender Goldenweed SCIENTIFIC NAME: Machaeranthera, dagger anther, from Greek, naxatpa, makhaira, a dirk, a dagger, and anther, a New Latin formation from Greek, avGpo<;, anthros, anther + gracilis , Latin for ...

Google previewWord Parts Dictionary (2000)

Standard and Reverse Listings of Prefixes, Suffixes, Roots and Combining Forms, 2d ed. by Michael J. Sheehan

makhaira, sword] base sword (machaerodont, Machaeropterus) macho-, ...

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Scrabble value of M3A1K5H4A1I1R1A1

The value of this 8-letter word is 17 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Anagrams of MAKHAIRA

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