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pan·zer

 (păn′zər, pänt′sər)
n.
A German armored vehicle, such as a tank, especially of the type used during World War II.
adj.
1. Of or equipped with armored vehicles: a panzer division.
2. Of or relating to an armored division.

[German, short for Panzerdivision, armored unit, from Panzer, tank, armor, from Middle High German panzier, armor, from Old French pancier, armor for the belly, from pance, belly; see paunch.]

panzer

(ˈpænzə; German ˈpantsər)
n
1. (Military) (modifier) of, relating to, or characteristic of the fast mechanized armoured units employed by the German army in World War II: a panzer attack.
2. (Military) a vehicle belonging to a panzer unit, esp a tank
3. (Military) (plural) armoured troops
[C20: from German, from Middle High German, from Old French panciere coat of mail, from Latin pantex paunch]

pan•zer

(ˈpæn zər)

adj.
1. (esp. in the German army) armored.
2. of or designating an armored unit in the German army, esp. in World War II.
n.
3. a tank, forming part of an armored unit.
[1935–40; < German: armor; Middle High German panzier < Old French panciere coat of mail, literally, belly piece]

Panzer

A German armored vehicle, especially a tank.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Panzer - an armored vehicle or tankpanzer - an armored vehicle or tank    
armored combat vehicle, armoured combat vehicle, army tank, tank - an enclosed armored military vehicle; has a cannon and moves on caterpillar treads
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
Translations

Panzer

[ˈpæntsəʳ]
A. N the Panzerslas tropas motorizadas
B. CPDmotorizado
Panzer division Ndivisión f motorizada

panzer

[ˈpænzəʳ] npanzer m inv
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