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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: pronga

prong

noun
     
prong [countable]
1 a thin sharp point of something such as a fork that has several points:
sticking out like the prongs of a garden fork
2 one of two or three ways of achieving something which are used at the same time
prong of
the second prong of the attack
pronged adjective:
a two-pronged fork

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