tompion

noun

tom·​pi·​on ˈtäm-pē-ən How to pronounce tompion (audio)

less common variant of tampion

: a wooden plug or a metal or canvas cover for the muzzle of a gun

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“Tompion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tompion. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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