pickax

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pickaxe

(US), pickax
a large pick or mattock

pickax

[′pik‚aks]
(design engineering)
A pointed steel or iron tool mounted on a wooden handle and used for breaking earth and stone.

pick

A hand tool used for loosening and breaking up closely compacted soil and rock; consists of a steel head which usually is curved, with a point on one or both ends, mounted on a wooden handle.