espadon

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French espadon, from Spanish espadon.

Noun[edit]

espadon (plural espadons)

  1. A long, heavy, two-handed and two-edged sword, formerly used by Spanish foot soldiers and by executioners.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


French[edit]

French Wikipedia has an article on:

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

espadon m (plural espadons)

  1. swordfish

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