concussion grenade

noun
plural concussion grenades

Definition of concussion grenade

: a grenade that produces its effect by the blast of its detonation rather than from the fragmentation of its casing also : flash-bang

First Known Use of concussion grenade

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Concussion grenade.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concussion%20grenade. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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