Where does the word howitzer comes from?

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The English word howitzer comes from the Czech word houfnice, from houf meaning "crowd". Since the First World War, the word howitzer has been in­creas­ing­ly used to describe ar­tillery pieces that, strictly speak­ing, belong to the category of gun-how­itzers – rel­a­tive­ly long barrels and high muzzle ve­loc­i­ties combined with multiple pro­pel­ling charges and high maximum el­e­va­tion­s.

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