Schrotflinte

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Etymology[edit]

From Schrot (small shot charge) +‎ Flinte (flintlock rifle). Since all guns of the type Flinte are used to deliver small shot charges, the combination is a pleonasm.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʀoːtflɪntə/
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Noun[edit]

Schrotflinte f (genitive Schrotflinte, plural Schrotflinten)

  1. shotgun

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