bangalore torpedo[baŋ′gə lôr′]
bangalore torpedo definition by Webster's New World
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Mil. a piece of metal tubing filled with high explosive, used esp. to blast through barbed wire or to detonate buried mines
Origin: ; from uncertain or unknown; perhaps Bangalore
bangalore torpedo definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A piece of metal pipe filled with an explosive, used primarily to clear a path through barbed wire or to detonate land mines.
Origin: After Bangalore.