Definition of paterero. Meaning of paterero. Synonyms of paterero

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Definition of paterero

Paterero Pat`e*re"ro, n. See Pederero. [Obs.]
Pederero Ped`e*re"ro, n. [Sp. pedrero, fr. OSp. pedra, Sp. piedra, a stone, L. petra, fr. Gr. ?. So named because it was at first charged with stones.] (Mil.) A term formerly applied to a short piece of chambered ordnance. [Written also paterero and peterero.]

Meaning of paterero from wikipedia

- An older term for the type is peterero (alternative spellings include "paterero" and "pederero"). The name was taken from the Spanish name for the gun...
- when she captured Galgo, a Spanish privateer sloop of 12 guns and 12 patereros (swivel guns). She had a crew of 140 men, some of whom were English. She...