baka bomb

noun
ba·​ka bomb
variants: or less commonly baka \ ˈbäkə \
plural -s

Definition of baka bomb

: a Japanese rocket-propelled bomb-carrying airplane guided by a suicide pilot and used in World War II

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First Known Use of baka bomb

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for baka bomb

Japanese baka, literally, fool, from ba horse + ka deer

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“Baka bomb.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/baka%20bomb. Accessed 23 Sep. 2020.

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