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[pahy-luh m] /ˈpaɪ ləm/

noun, plural pila
[pahy-luh] /ˈpaɪ lə/ (Show IPA)
a javelin used in ancient Rome by legionaries, consisting of a three-foot-long shaft with an iron head of the same length.


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