Definition of roer
: a heavy long-barreled gun formerly used for hunting big game in southern Africa
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Origin and Etymology of roer
Afrikaans, from Dutch, firelock (gun), pipe, from Middle Dutch, firelock (gun), pipe, reed; akin to Old High German rōr reed, Old Norse reyrr, Gothic raus
First Known Use: 1824
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