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In Arthurian legend, the sword belonging to King Arthur.

[Middle English, alteration (perhaps influenced by Latin chalybs, steel) of Medieval Latin Caliburnus, from Middle Welsh Caletuwlch or Middle Irish Caladbolg, a legendary sword.]


(European Myth & Legend) (in Arthurian legend) the magic sword of King Arthur
[C14: from Old French Escalibor, from Medieval Latin Caliburnus, from Welsh Caledvwlch, perhaps related to Irish Caladbolg a legendary sword (literally: hard belly, hence, voracious)]


(ɛkˈskæl ə bər)

(in Arthurian legend) King Arthur's magic sword.
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