Subroc

or SUBROC

[ suhb-rok ]
/ ˈsʌbˌrɒk /

noun Military.

a rocket that contains a nuclear depth charge and that can be launched underwater from a submarine torpedo tube.

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Origin of Subroc

sub(marine) roc(ket)
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