mininuke

[ min-ee-nook, -nyook ]
/ ˈmɪn iˌnuk, -ˌnyuk /

noun Informal.

a low-powered nuclear device.

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  1. mining,
  2. mining bee,
  3. mining eng.,
  4. mining engineering,
  5. mining geology,
  6. minion,
  7. minion of the law,
  8. minipark,
  9. minipig,
  10. minipill

Origin of mininuke

First recorded in 1970–75; mini- + nuke

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