Definition of chassepot in English:

chassepot

Syllabification: chasse·pot
Pronunciation: /ˈSHasˌpō/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

  • A type of bolt-action breech-loading rifle used by the French army between 1866 and 1874.

Origin

named for Antoine A. Chassepot (1833–1905), its French designer.

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