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Pronunciation: (gun'pou"dur), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/gunpowder.html on line 75 [key]
n.
1. an explosive mixture, as of potassium nitrate, sulfur, and charcoal, used in shells and cartridges, in fireworks, for blasting, etc.
2. Also called gun'powder tea'. a fine variety of green China tea, each leaf of which is rolled into a little ball.

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