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There are different types of catapults. Simple ones can be called catapults or onagers. Other types of siege, like the trebuchet, is a tall and long ranged version of a catapult. There is also a type which acts like a large crossbow, which of the name varies.

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Q: What was the Name for medieval catapult?
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