Meaning of ARROW in English


n.1 a sharp pointed wooden or metal stick shot from a bow as a weapon.

2 a drawn or printed etc. representation of an arrow indicating a direction; a pointer.

Phrases and idioms:

arrow-grass a marsh plant of the genus Triglochin. arrow worm CHAETOGNATH. broad arrow Brit. a mark formerly used on British prison clothing and other Government stores.


arrowy adj.

Etymology: OE ar(e)we f. ON {ouml}r f. Gmc

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.