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flamethrower

[fleym-throh-er]
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noun
  1. a weapon, either mounted or portable, that sprays ignited incendiary fuel for some distance.
  2. Agriculture. flame cultivator.
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Origin of flamethrower

First recorded in 1915–20; flame + thrower
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Related Words for flamethrower

pistol, bomb, sword, gun, missile, cannon, rifle, machete, ammunition, firearm, knife, shotgun, revolver, catapult, dagger, spear, bayonet, ax, bludgeon, spike

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