weaponry

[wep-uh n-ree]

noun

weapons or weaponlike instruments collectively.
the invention and production of weapons.

Nearby words

  1. weanling,
  2. weapon,
  3. weapon system,
  4. weaponeer,
  5. weaponize,
  6. weapons carrier,
  7. weapons of mass destruction,
  8. wear,
  9. wear and tear,
  10. wear another hat

Origin of weaponry

First recorded in 1835–45; weapon + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for weaponry

weaponry

noun

weapons regarded collectively
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Word Origin and History for weaponry

weaponry

n.

1844, from weapon + -ry.

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