Get Your Premium Membership

Machete Definition

Other Machete Definition

[n] a large heavy knife used in Central and South America as a weapon or for cutting vegetation

More below...


matchet, panga

See Also...


Misc. Definitions

\Ma*che"te\, n. [Sp.] A large heavy knife resembling a broadsword, often two or three feet in length, -- used by the inhabitants of Spanish America as a hatchet to cut their way through thickets, and for various other purposes. --J. Stevens.

More Machete Links:
Link to this Machete definition/page: