|Kanji in this term
|てつ > てっ
||ほう > ぽう
鉄砲 (hiragana てっぽう, romaji teppō)
- (Kansai, slang) pufferfish, 河豚 (ふぐ, fugu), punning on 当たる (あたる, ataru, “poisoned or shot”). I.e., a pufferfish is something that can poison you, just as a gun is something that can shoot you.