Associations to the word «Machete»

Pictures for the word «Machete»

Wiktionary

MACHETE, noun. A sword-like tool used for cutting large plants with a chopping motion. A machete's blade is usually 50 to 65 centimeters (cm) long, and up to three millimeters (mm) thick.
MACHETE, verb. To cut or chop with a machete.
MACHETE, verb. To hack or chop crudely with a blade other than a machete.

Dictionary definition

MACHETE, noun. A large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation.

Wise words

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