Panzerər/ (German pronunciation: [ˈpantsɐ] (listen)) is a
German word that means
armour. It is also used by German-speakers as an abbreviation meaning "armoured fighting vehicle" or
tank (the military vehicle). The full German word for "armoured combat vehicle" is Panzerkampfwagen. The word Panzer is occasionally used in English and some other languages as a
loanword in the context of the German military.