Dictionary

carronade

noun car·ron·ade \ˌka-rə-ˈnād\

Definition of CARRONADE

:  a short-barreled gun of the late 18th and 19th centuries that fired large shot at short range and was used especially on warships

Origin of CARRONADE

Carron, Scotland
First Known Use: 1779

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: carrosseriePrevious Word in the Dictionary: carromataAll Words Near: carronade
May 28, 2015
fictioneer Hear it
someone who writes fiction
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears