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One entry found for grenade.
Main Entry: gre·nade
Pronunciation: grschwa-primarystressnamacrd
Function: noun
Etymology: from early French grenade, granade "pomegranate, grenade," from Latin granata "pomegranate," derived from Latin granatus "seedy," from granum "grain, seed" --related to GARNET, GRAIN, POMEGRANATE --see Word History at GARNET
: a small bomb designed to be thrown by hand or launched (as by a rifle)

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