ANFO

noun
\ ˈan-(ˌ)fō How to pronounce ANFO (audio) \

Definition of ANFO

: a compound made from ammonium nitrate and fuel oil that is used both as a commercial explosive and in the manufacture of improvised bombs

First Known Use of ANFO

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ANFO

ammonium nitrate/fuel oil

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“ANFO.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ANFO. Accessed 19 Oct. 2020.

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