Jerry-can definition

jĕrĭ-kăn
A flat-sided can for storing or transporting liquids, especially gasoline, having a capacity of 5 gallons (19 liters).
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Alternative spelling of jerrycan.
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Noun

Singular:
jerry-can
Plural:
jerry-cans

Origin of jerry-can

  • From Jerry

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition