trunnion

noun
trun·nion | \ˈtrən-yən \

Definition of trunnion 

: a pin or pivot on which something can be rotated or tilted especially : either of two opposite gudgeons on which a cannon is swiveled

First Known Use of trunnion

circa 1625, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for trunnion

French trognon core, stump

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