Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The pointed striking tip of an arrow, typically a knapped, wedge-shaped stone or a fitted metal cap.
  • n. Something, such as a directional mark on a sign or drawing, having the shape of an arrowhead.
  • n. Any of various aquatic or wetland perennial plants of the genus Sagittaria, having arrowhead-shaped leaves and panicles of white, unisexual flowers.
  • n. The edible tubers of the Eurasian species S. sagittifolia or of the North American species S. latifolia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The pointed part of an arrow (the weapon).
  • n. The pointed part of an arrow (the symbol).
  • n. Any plant in the genus Sagittaria.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow.
  • n. An aquatic plant of the genus Sagittaria, esp. Sagittaria sagittifolia, -- named from the shape of the leaves.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The head of an arrow.
  • n. An aquatic plant of the genus Sagittaria: so called from the shape of the leaves. See Sagittaria.
  • n. A belemnite.
  • Written with arrow-headed characters: as, an arrow-head inscription.
  • n. The pointed member of an egg-and-dart molding; the ‘dart’ or ‘tongue.’ See cut at egg and dart, under egg.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the pointed head or striking tip of an arrow

Etymologies

arrow +‎ head (Wiktionary)

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