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The meaning of Caltrap

Caltrap – definition

noun

A spiked metal device thrown on the ground to impede wheeled vehicles or (formerly) cavalry horses.

Usage examples:

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noun

A creeping plant with woody carpels that typically have hard spines and resemble military caltrops.

Usage examples:

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noun

Another term for water chestnut (sense 3).

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Word origin

Old English calcatrippe, denoting any plant which tended to catch the feet, from medieval Latin calcatrippa, from calx ‘heel’ or calcare ‘to tread’ + a word related to trap1. caltrop (sense 1

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