an early kind of machine gun having a cluster of barrels designed to be successively discharged automatically when rotated about an axis
Origin of Gatling gunafter R. J. Gatling (1818-1903), United States inventor
A machine gun having a cluster of barrels that are fired in sequence as the cluster is rotated.
Origin of Gatling gunAfterRichard Jordan Gatling
(plural Gatling guns)
Named after its inventor, Richard Jordan Gatling.