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Topic: WEAPONS

Date: 1300-1400
Language: French
Origin: canon, from Italian cannone 'large tube, cannon', from canna; CANNELLONI

cannon

1 noun
     
cannon
can‧non1 [countable]
PMW a large heavy powerful gun that was used in the past to fire heavy metal balls
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