Definition of Greener in English:

Greener

noun

  • A type of shotgun.

    ‘a twelve-gauge Greener’
    [as modifier] ‘the matched pair of Greener guns’
    • ‘Mahue, the one who rides a mule and carries a Greener is one to watch. Heard some scary stories about him.’
    • ‘Marshall Wyler drew his famous twelve gauge Greener and box of shells and made his way across the street to the Bank to investigate.’
    • ‘The Greener gun allowed a much heavier projectile than a shoulder gun.’

Origin

Late 19th century: named after William Greener (1806–69) or his son William W. Greener, gunsmiths and authors.

Pronunciation:

Greener

/ˈɡriːnə/