balestra

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Italian[edit]

balestra veloce di Leonardo da Vinci

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin ballistra, from ballista, Ancient Greek βαλλίστρα (ballístra).

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Noun[edit]

balestra f (plural balestre)

  1. crossbow
  2. leaf spring

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Further reading[edit]

  • balestra in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana