arrowhead [ar′ōhed΄, er′ōhed΄]
1. the separable, pointed head or tip of an arrow, made formerly of flint or stone, now usually of metal
2. anything shaped like an arrowhead; specif., an indicating mark, part of a cuneiform character, etc.: the sign (<) as used throughout this dictionary marks the derivation of a word or word form from another
3. any of various marsh plants (genus Sagittaria) of the water plantain family, with arrow-shaped leaves and small, white, open flowers

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  • Arrowhead — ist die englische Bezeichnung für eine Pfeilspitze Arrowhead ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Arrowhead (Colorado) Arrowhead (Nevada) Arrowhead (Tennessee) Arrowhead (Albemarle County, Virginia) Arrowhead (Virginia Beach… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Arrowhead — Ar row*head arrow head ar row head , n. 1. the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) An aquatic plant of the genus {Sagittaria}, esp. {Sagittaria sagittifolia}, named from the shape of the leaves. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • arrowhead — (n.) late 15c., from ARROW (Cf. arrow) + HEAD (Cf. head) (n.). Ancient ones dug up were called elf arrows (17c.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • arrowhead — /ar oh hed /, n. 1. the head or tip of an arrow, usually separable from the shaft and conventionally wedge shaped. 2. anything resembling or having the conventional shape of an arrowhead. 3. any aquatic or bog plant of the genus Sagittaria,… …   Universalium

  • arrowhead — strėlialapė papliauška statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Dumblialaiškinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Sagittaria sagittifolia), paplitęs Europoje ir vakarų Azijoje. atitikmenys: lot. Sagittaria sagittifolia angl. arrowhead; common… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • arrowhead — UK [ˈærəʊˌhed] / US [ˈæroʊhed] noun [countable] Word forms arrowhead : singular arrowhead plural arrowheads the sharp pointed part of an arrow …   English dictionary

  • arrowhead — ar•row•head [[t]ˈær oʊˌhɛd[/t]] n. 1) spo a usu. wedge shaped, pointed tip on an arrow 2) anything resembling or having the conventional shape of an arrowhead 3) pln any of various aquatic or bog plants of the genus Sagittaria, water plantain… …   From formal English to slang

  • arrowhead — noun Date: 14th century 1. a wedge shaped piercing tip usually fixed to an arrow 2. something resembling an arrowhead 3. any of a genus (Sagittaria) of marsh or aquatic plants of the water plantain family with leaves shaped like arrowheads …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Arrowhead — An arrowhead is point of an arrow, or a shape resembling such a point; as archaeological artifacts arrowheads are a subclass of projectile points. [] Arrowheads are found all over the world.… …   Wikipedia

  • arrowhead — [[t]æ̱roʊhed[/t]] arrowheads also arrow head N COUNT An arrowhead is the sharp, pointed part of an arrow …   English dictionary

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