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bazooka (n.)

"metal tube rocket launcher," 1942, from name of a junkyard musical instrument used (c. 1935) as a prop by U.S. comedian Bob Burns (1896-1956); the word is an extension of bazoo, a slang term for "mouth" or "boastful talk" (1877), which is probably from Dutch bazuin "trumpet."

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Definitions of bazooka from WordNet

bazooka (n.)
a portable rocket launcher used by infantrymen as an antitank weapon;
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