Definition of Greener in English:

Greener

noun

  • A type of shotgun.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation

Greener

/ˈɡrēnər/