pedrero

noun
pe·​dre·​ro | \pəˈdrə(ə)(ˌ)rō\
variants: or less commonly paterero \ ˌpätəˈre(ə)(ˌ)rō \ or pederero \ ˌpādəˈr-​ \
plural -s

Definition of pedrero 

: a piece of chambered ordnance used for throwing chiefly stones and scraps of iron

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History and Etymology for 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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