torpedo bomber

torpedo bomber
noun Date: 1930 a military airplane designed to carry torpedoes — called also torpedo plane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • torpedo plane — noun see torpedo bomber …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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