Pronunciation: (gun'pou"dur), [key]
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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