multibarrel

adjective
mul·​ti·​bar·​rel | \ ˌməl-tē-ˈber-əl How to pronounce multibarrel (audio) , -ˌtī-\
variants: or multibarreled \ ˌməl-​tē-​ˈber-​əld How to pronounce multibarreled (audio) , -​ˌtī-​ \

Definition of multibarrel

of a firearm
: having two or more tubes for discharging ammunition a multibarrel gun

First Known Use of multibarrel

1894, in the meaning defined above

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