multibarrel

adjective

mul·​ti·​bar·​rel ˌməl-tē-ˈber-əl How to pronounce multibarrel (audio)
-ˌtī-
variants or multibarreled
of a firearm
: having two or more tubes for discharging ammunition
a multibarrel gun

Word History

First Known Use

1894, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of multibarrel was in 1894

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Cite this Entry

“Multibarrel.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/multibarrel. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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