weap·​on·​ry ˈwe-pən-rē How to pronounce weaponry (audio)
: the science of designing and making weapons

Examples of weaponry in a Sentence

The army has developed some new high-tech weaponry.
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Word History

First Known Use

1844, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of weaponry was in 1844

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“Weaponry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/weaponry. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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weap·​on·​ry ˈwep-ən-rē How to pronounce weaponry (audio)
: weapons as a whole
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