pederero

Pederero

Ped`e*re"ro\, n. [Sp. pedrero, fr. OSp. pedra, Sp. piedra, a stone, L. petra, fr. Gr. ?. So named because it was at first charged with stones.] (Mil.) A term formerly applied to a short piece of chambered ordnance. [Written also paterero and peterero.]
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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