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From ammon(ium) + al(uminium).

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ammonal ‎(plural ammonals)

  1. An explosive made up of ammonium nitrate, trinitrotoluene, and aluminium powder.
    • 1929, Robert Graves, Goodbye to All That, Penguin 2000, p. 161:
      Our greatest trial was the German canister – a two gallon drum with a cylinder containing about two pounds of an explosive called ammonal that looked like salmon paste, smelled like marzipan, and, when it went off, sounded like the Day of Judgement.

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ammonal m

  1. ammonal