: a short cannon used to fire projectiles at medium muzzle velocities and with relatively high trajectories
Origin of HOWITZER
ultimately from Czech houfnice
First Known Use: 1695
Learn More About HOWITZER
Next Word in the Dictionary: howk ()Previous Word in the Dictionary: howishAll Words Near: howitzer
Seen & Heard
What made you want to look up howitzer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).