obus

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Haubitze, from Czech houfnice ‎(catapault).

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obus m ‎(plural obus)

  1. (military) shell
    • 2011 September 22, "Une Libye aux allures d'hécatombe", L'Obs.
      Une rafale d’obus de mortiers est tombée près du poste médical. Panique.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French obus ‎(shell), from German Haubitze ‎(howitzer), from Czech houfnice ‎(catapault), from houf ‎(throng), from Old High German houf ‎(heap), from Proto-Germanic *haupaz, fom Proto-Indo-European *koupos (hill).

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obus m (plural obuses)

  1. howitzer

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

obus m ‎(plural obuses)

  1. howitzer