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grenade

noun [C] uk   /ɡrəˈneɪd/ us  
a small bomb thrown by hand or shot from a gun: a hand grenade
Translations of “grenade”
in Korean 수류탄…
in Arabic قُنبِلة يَدوِيّة…
in French grenade…
in Turkish küçük bomba, silahla atılabilen/ateşlenebilen bomba…
in Italian granata, bomba a mano/lacrimogena…
in Chinese (Traditional) 手榴彈, 槍榴彈…
in Russian граната…
in Polish granat…
in Spanish granada…
in Portuguese granada…
in German die (Hand)Granate…
in Catalan granada…
in Japanese 手榴(りゅう)弾…
in Chinese (Simplified) 手榴弹, 枪榴弹…
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