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English definition of “hand grenade”

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hand grenade

noun [C] uk   us  
a small bomb consisting of explosive material in a metal or plastic container that can be thrown easily
Translations of “hand grenade”
in Korean 수류탄…
in Arabic قُنبِلة يَدوِيّة…
in Portuguese granada de mão…
in Catalan granada de mà…
in Japanese 手りゅう弾…
in Italian bomba a mano…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手榴彈…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手榴弹…
(Definition of hand grenade from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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