ammo

[am-oh]
noun Informal.

Origin:
amm(unition) + -o

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ammo (ˈæməʊ)
 
n
informal short for ammunition

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ammo
1917; see ammunition.
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Abbreviations & Acronyms
ammo
ammunition
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Example sentences
When some crackpot snaps and goes to campus with a sackful of guns and ammo,
  they are the next thing to invulnerable.
Heavy machine guns and other similar weapons have depleted uranium ammo
  versions.
Wrong if they thought that magic bullets would fall out of an equally magical
  box of ammo against disease.
More ammo for my thoughts that musical appreciation is learned, not innate.
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