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.]

 

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