Smoothbore meaning

smo͝othbôr
Having no rifling within the barrel. Used of a firearm.
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A firearm having no rifling.
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Having no grooves or ridges on the inner surface of the barrel; not rifled.
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A smoothbore gun.
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(firearms) Having a bore with a smooth interior, ie. one that has not been rifled.
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(firearms) A cannon, gun or other firearm that has an unrifled barrel.
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Origin of smoothbore