Munition meaning

myo͝o-nĭsh'ən
War materiel, especially weapons and ammunition.
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To supply with munitions.
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To provide with munitions.
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(usually plural) Armament, weaponry.
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(military, NATO) Bombs, rockets, missiles.
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Origin of munition

  • Middle English municion privilege supported by a document from Old French fortification from Latin mūnītiō mūnītiōn- from mūnītus past participle of mūnīre to defend from moenia defensive walls of a town
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Latin mūnitiō (“a defence, fortification”) via French munition.
    From Wiktionary