muzzleloader etymology

English word muzzleloader comes from English muzzle, English loader

Detailed word origin of muzzleloader

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
muzzle English (eng) (chiefly, Scotland) A piece of the forward end of the plow-beam by which the traces are attached; bridle. (obsolete, historical) An openwork covering for the nose, used for the defense of the horse, and forming part of the bards in the 15th and 16th centuries.. A device used to prevent animal from biting or eating, which is worn on its snout.. The mouth or the end for entrance or discharge [...]
loader English (eng) (computing) A program that prepares other programs for execution.. A tractor with a scoop, for example: bucket loader, front-end loader, wheel loader, etc.. Agent noun of load; a person or device that loads.
muzzleloader English (eng) A variety of firearm in which the weapon is loaded from the end that discharges the projectile (the muzzle).