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hand grenadenoun [C]

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