noun \ˈjer-ē-ˌkan\

Definition of JERRICAN

:  a narrow flat-sided container for liquids usually holding about five United States gallons (about 19 liters)

Variants of JERRICAN

jer·ri·can or jerry can \ˈjer-ē-ˌkan\

Origin of JERRICAN

Jerry + can; from its German design
First Known Use: 1943


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