bangalore torpedo

noun
ban·ga·lore torpedo | \ ˈbaŋ-gə-ˌlȯr- \

Definition of bangalore torpedo 

: a metal tube that contains explosives and a firing mechanism and is used to cut barbed wire and detonate buried mines

First Known Use of bangalore torpedo

1913, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bangalore torpedo

Bangalore, India

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