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Date: 1500-1600
Language: French
Origin: munition, from Latin, from munire 'to make (a building) strong against attack', from moenia 'walls'

munitions

noun
     
Related topics: Weapons
mu‧ni‧tions [plural]
PMW military supplies such as bombs and guns:
a munitions factory
munition adjective [only before noun]

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