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- n. A small gun that propels a pellet by using a compressed spring, rather than an explosion of gunpowder or other means.
- n. A low-power air pistol.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a gun that fires small pellets, less than 3 mm diameter, usually made of metal.
Sorry, no etymologies found.