Meaning of assegai
Pronunciation: (as'u-gī"), [key]
— n., pl. v., -gais, -gaied, -gai•ing.
- the slender javelin or spear of the Bantu-speaking people of southern Africa.
- a southern African tree, Curtisia dentata, of the dogwood family, from whose wood such spears are made.
- to pierce with an assegai.
- assegai (Thesaurus)