Definition of atlatl in US English:

atlatl

noun

  • 1A stick used by some indigenous peoples of North America to propel a spear or dart.

    1. 1.1 A device similar to the atlatl used in modern sport.

Origin

Nahuatl atlatl ‘spear-thrower’.

Pronunciation

atlatl

/ˈætˌlæd(ə)l//ˈatˌlad(ə)l/