жевело

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Etymology[edit]

From Joseph-Marin Gévelot (1786-1843) who invented the primer mercury fulminate and organized manufacturing of shotshell primers.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

жевело́ (ževelón inan (genitive жевела́, nominative plural жевёла, genitive plural жевёл)

  1. a device for the ignition of gunpowder in hunting cartridges

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