martell

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Late Latin martellus, itself a diminutive of martulus, variant of Latin marculus, or alternatively based on malleus. Compare Occitan martèl, French marteau, Portuguese martelo and Italian martello.

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Noun[edit]

martell m (plural martells)

  1. hammer (tool)
  2. hammer (bone)

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian martello.

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Noun[edit]

martell m (plural imrietel)

  1. hammer
    • 2019, Richard Cassar, “Iċ-Ċina: Tfal midruba minn raġel armat b’martell”, in Net News[1]:
      Raġel armat b’martell attakka u darab lil talanqas 20 tfal fi skola primarja ta’ Beijing qabel spiċċa arrestat mill-pulizija
      A man armed with a hammer attacked and wounded at least 20 children in a primary school in Beijing before ending up being arrested by police.

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