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boattail

noun \ˈbō(t)ˌtāl\

Definition of boattail

  1. 1 :  boat-tailed grackle

  2. 2 :  the part of an artillery projectile in the rear of the rotating band when shaped like the inverted frustum of a cone

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boattail

adjective \"\
variants: less commonly

boat–tailed

Definition of boattail

  1. 1 :  tapered at the back end like the stern of a boat a boattail bullet a boattail ski

  2. 2 [1boattail] :  of, relating to, or having a boattail bullets of the boattail type

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