box magazine

noun

Definition of box magazine

: a magazine for a repeating firearm which consists of a detachable metal box that fits into the receiver and from which the cartridges are fed into the chamber by the action of the piece

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“Box magazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/box%20magazine. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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