Definition of Arrowhead

1. Noun. The pointed head or striking tip of an arrow.

Group relationships: Arrow
Terms within: Barb, Peak, Point, Tip
Generic synonyms: Point



Definition of Arrowhead

1. n. The head of an arrow.

Definition of Arrowhead

1. Noun. The pointed part of an arrow (the weapon). ¹

2. Noun. The pointed part of an arrow (the symbol). ¹

3. Noun. Any plant in the genus ''Sagittaria''. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Arrowhead

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Medical Definition of Arrowhead

1. 1. An aquatic plant of the genus Sagittaria, especially. S. Sagittifolia, named from the shape of the leaves. 2. The pattern of myosin molecules attached to a filament of F actin, indicating the polarity of the filament. (18 Nov 2007)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Arrowhead

arrow key
arrow keys
arrow leaved aster
arrow of time
arrow point tracing
arrow poison
arrow wood
arrow worm
arrow worms
arrowe
arrowed
arrowes
arrowhead (current term)
arrowheaded
arrowheads
arrowing
arrowleaf
arrowleaf groundse
arrowleaf groundsel
arrowless
arrowlike
arrowroot
arrowroot family
arrowroots
arrows
arrowslit
arrowslits

Literary usage of Arrowhead

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1. Man by Royal Anthropological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland (1904)
"ILIO A Remarkably Thin Flint arrowhead from Maiden Castle, -inr It has been thought desirable to bring this arrowhead before the readers of MAX, ..."

2. Excavations at Phylakopi in Melos by British School at Athens, Thomas Dinham Atkinson (1904)
"Uses of Obsidian : the arrowhead. It is characteristic of the poverty of the Stone ... The best example of a rudely formed obsidian arrowhead is one from ..."

3. The Emeryville Shellmound by Max Uhle (1910)
"53 is a combination of the arrowhead with the quail plume and the names given it ... It is called by Northern and Central informants quail- plume arrowhead, ..."

4. American Archery: A Vade Mecum of the Art of Shooting with a Long Bow by Robert Potter Elmer (1917)
"The principal varieties of arrowhead, or Sagittaria, are: Sagittaria Variabilis. This is the common variety and gets its name from the fact that ..."

5. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"If desired, each end of this tack may be finished with a small bar tack (Fig. 2465) made in the same way. arrowhead tack (Fig. 247) is used on the ends of ..."

6. Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow (2006)
"... into an arrowhead for school and a hammer stone and set to work on it in the light of a flashlight. le sharpened a knife for Davey, there in his room in ..."

7. American Archery: A Vade Mecum of the Art of Shooting with a Long Bow by Robert Potter Elmer (1917)
"The principal varieties of arrowhead, or Sagittaria, are: Sagittaria Variabilis. This is the common variety and gets its name from the fact that ..."

8. Some Personal Letters of Herman Melville and a Bibliography by Meade Minnigerode (1922)
"VIII arrowhead 1850-1851 IN the fall of 1850 Melville installed himself in the farmhouse which he had purchased near Pittsfield, Massachusetts, ..."

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