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piolet (n.)

"ice-axe used by Alpine climbers," 1868, from Savoy French piolet "climber's ice-axe" (19c.), diminutive of piolo "axe," which is perhaps from Medieval Latin piola "plane, scraper."

updated on June 17, 2020

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Definitions of piolet from WordNet

piolet (n.)
an ax used by mountain climbers for cutting footholds in ice;
Synonyms: ice ax / ice axe
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.

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