WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
ar•row•head /ˈæroʊˌhɛd/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]

    Sporta pointed tip on an arrow:arrowheads of flint.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
ar•row•head  (arō 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, having usually arrowhead-shaped leaves and clusters of white flowers.
  4. any of several other plants having arrowhead-shaped leaves.
  5. the dartlike form in an egg-and-dart ornament.
Etymology:1350–1400;
Middle English arwe he(ve)d;
see arrow, head


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

arrowhead /ˈærəʊˌhɛd/ n
  1. the pointed tip of an arrow, often removable from the shaft
  2. something that resembles the head of an arrow in shape, such as a triangular decoration on garments used to reinforce joins
  3. any aquatic herbaceous plant of the genus Sagittaria, esp S. sagittifolia, having arrow-shaped aerial leaves and linear submerged leaves: family Alismataceae



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