Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English homepage

Topic: WEAPONS

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Italian
Origin: arsenale, from Arabic dar sina'ah 'house where things are made'

arsenal

noun
     
ar‧se‧nal [countable]
1 a large group of weapons that someone has:
Britain's nuclear arsenal
arsenal of
an arsenal of guns
2PMW a building where weapons are stored
3 the equipment, methods etc that someone can use to help them achieve something:
a software package that's now part of our arsenal
arsenal of
He has a whole arsenal of cameras.
Word of the Day
The WEAPONS
Word of the Day is:

Other related topics