from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A weapon that projects ignited incendiary fuel, such as napalm, in a steady stream.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A device that projects a flame for starting fires, it may also project additional fuel to help ignition. Used either as a weapon or a tool.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a weapon that squirts ignited liquid or gelatinous fuel for several yards.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a weapon that squirts ignited fuel for several yards
A calque of German Flammenwerfer. (Wiktionary)