Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
 
Lookup History
ballista

bal·lis·ta

ballista

 
pronunciation:
b lIs st
features:
Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
inflections: ballistae
definition: an ancient military machine resembling a large crossbow, used to hurl stones and other heavy projectiles.
similar words:
catapult
Word CombinationsSubscriber feature About this feature