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Definition of Amentum

Amentum
Amentum A*men"tum, n.; pl. Amenta. Same as Ament.

Meaning of Amentum from wikipedia

- An amentum (Gr**** ἀγκύλη) was a leather strap attached to a javelin used in ancient Gr**** athletics, hunting, and warfare, which helped to increase the...
- the Iron Age, the amentum, a strap attached to the shaft, was the standard European mechanism for throwing lighter javelins. The amentum gives not only range...
- tail, or to the fine fur found on some catkins. Ament is from the Latin amentum, meaning "thong" or "strap". In Britain, they can be seen in January or...
- the Iron Age, the amentum, a strap attached to the shaft, was the standard European mechanism for throwing lighter javelins. The amentum gives not only range...
- m (79 in, 6.6 ft) in length, thrown with the aid of a leather strap or amentum, similar to a Swiss arrow. Every soldier was issued at least two. The term...
- pla**** in various bands prior to forming the Stills, including Chinatown, Amentum, and The Undercovers. Their EP, Rememberese, was released on June 17, 2003...
- metal head. It was sometimes thrown with the aid of a throwing strap, or amentum. The verutum was adopted from the Samnites and the Volsci. During the 3rd...
- incarnation of the band Chinatown, and was also a member of heavy metal band Amentum. Fletcher and Dave Hamelin were the prin****l songwriters in the Stills...
- facilitate recovery of the weapon; they were usually thrown with the aid of an amentum.[citation needed] Slings used both lead pellets and stones; stones were...
- event based on accuracy. The javelin throw used a leather strap, called an amentum, rather than having the athlete grip the shaft of the javelin itself. Competitors...
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