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Definition of Javelin


  1. A sort of light spear, to be thrown or cast by thew hand; anciently, a weapon of war used by horsemen and foot soldiers; now used chiefly in hunting the wild boar and other fierce game.
  2. To pierce with a javelin.

Javelin Translations

javelin in German is Speer, Wurfspeer, Speer
javelin in Latin is iaculum, jaculum, telum
javelin in Norwegian is spyd
javelin in Spanish is jabalina
javelin in Swedish is spjut