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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

flé•chettefleɪˈʃɛt(n.)

  1. a small dartlike metal projectile used as shrapnel in antipersonnel bombs and shells.

    Category: Military

Origin of fléchette:

1910–15; < F

Wiktionary

  1. flechette(Noun)

    A small sharp antipersonnel projectile, used as shrapnel, fired from a shotgun, or scattered from an aircraft.

  2. flechette(Noun)

    The game of lawn darts.

  3. Origin: fléchette, diminutive of flèche.

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  1. Flechette

    A flechette fleh-SHET is a pointed steel projectile, with a vaned tail for stable flight. The name comes from French fléchette, "little arrow" or "dart", and sometimes retains the acute accent in English: fléchette.

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