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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A long-range liquid-fuel rocket used by the Germans as a ballistic missile in World War II.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. an early long-range liquid-fuel ballistic missile used by Germany during the Second World War

Etymologies

German Vergeltungswaffe zwei, retaliation weapon (number) two.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
German Vergeltungswaffe zwei, retaliation weapon two (Wiktionary)

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