Bofors gun

noun
Bo·​fors gun | \ ˈbō-ˌfȯrz- , ˈbü- \

Definition of Bofors gun

: a double-barreled automatic antiaircraft gun

First Known Use of Bofors gun

1936, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Bofors gun

Bofors, munition works in Sweden

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