Patrone

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From French patron. Doublet of Patron.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Patrone f (genitive Patrone, plural Patronen)

  1. (firearms) cartridge, round (live ammunition for a gun)
    Synonym: Kugel (loosely)
    Er hatte noch drei Patronen im Magazin.
    He had three rounds left in the magazine.
  2. (firearms, loosely) cartridge case, casing (parts of a round of ammunition exclusive of the projectile)
    Synonyms: Patronenhülse, Kartusche
    Die Kugel haben wir nicht gefunden, aber die Patrone liegt hier.
    We haven’t found the bullet, but the casing lies right here.
  3. ink cartridge (for a printer)
    Synonym: Kartusche

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Portuguese: patrona

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