rifle grenade

noun
a grenade that is thrown from a launching device attached to the barrel of a rifle
Hypernyms: ↑grenade

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noun
: a grenade projected from a launching device attached to the muzzle of a rifle or carbine and requiring a special cartridge

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Mil.
a grenade designed to be fired from a grenade launcher attached to the muzzle of a rifle or carbine.
[1910-15]

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rifle grenade noun
A grenade or bomb fired from a rifle
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Main Entry:rifle

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rifle grenade,
a grenade fired from the muzzle of a rifle.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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