Definitions for "Ballista"
Keywords:  crossbow, hurl, siege, arrows, missiles
An ancient military engine, in the form of a crossbow, used for hurling large missiles.
Engine resembling a crossbow, used in hurling missles or large arrows. (Gies, Joseph and Francis. Life in a Medieval Castle, 225) Related terms: Bombard / Catapult / Espringale / Mangonel / Springald / Trebuchet
A military engine often in the form of a crossbow for hurling large missiles.
Shorthand for the unique ballista, Buriza-do Kyanon. Even though there are many kinds of ballistas in the game, when someone mentions a ballista, it is almost always the Buriza-do Kyanon.