Definición de trebuchet en inglés:

trebuchet

Saltos de línea: trebu|chet
Pronunciación: /ˈtrɛbjʊʃɛt
 
, -bəʃɛt/

sustantivo

  • A machine used in medieval siege warfare for hurling large stones or other missiles.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • In part, this stress on strong outer defences was a reaction to new and more powerful weapons, including crossbows and siege machines such as mangonels and trebuchets capable of throwing heavy rocks.
    • Catapults of the Middle Ages were divided into two major groups: ballistas, and trebuchets.
    • Unconventional contrivances and machina arcana include a range of desktop siege weapons including miniature trebuchets, ballistae, and mangonels.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French, from trebucher 'overthrow'.

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