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howitzer (n.)

1690s, hauwitzer, 1680s howitts, via Dutch houwitser (1660s), an extended borrowing of German Haubitze, from Bohemian houfnice "a catapult," from houf "heap, crowd," a loan-word from Middle High German hufe "heap." Introduced to German during the Hussite wars, 14c.

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Definitions of howitzer from WordNet

howitzer (n.)
a muzzle-loading high-angle gun with a short barrel that fires shells at high elevations for a short range;
Synonyms: mortar / trench mortar
From wordnet.princeton.edu

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