Definition of pedrero
: a piece of chambered ordnance used for throwing chiefly stones and scraps of iron
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Origin and Etymology of pedrero
Spanish pedrero, from Medieval Latin petraria, from Latin, feminine of petrarius of stones, from petra stone (from Greek, rock, stone) + -arius -ary
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