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Meaning of “catapult” - Learner’s Dictionary

catapult

noun [C]
 
/ˈkætəpʌlt/ UK ( US slingshot)
a Y-shaped object with a piece of elastic used by children to shoot small stonesHand weaponsHandguns and riflesToys and dolls
Translations of “catapult”
in Vietnamese súng cao su…
in Spanish tirachinas…
in Thai หนังสติ๊ก…
in Malaysian lastik…
in French lance-pierre(s)…
in German die Schleuder…
in Chinese (Traditional) 投射器, 石弩, 彈射器…
in Indonesian ketapel…
in Russian рогатка…
in Turkish sapan, küçük taş fırlatmaya yarayan Y şeklinde çatala bağlanmış lastik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 投射器, 石弩, 弹射器…
in Polish proca…
(Definition of catapult noun from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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