Any firearm that is loaded with gunpowder and projectile(s) through the muzzle end of the barrel.
Firearm loaded through the front end (muzzle end) of the barrel generally using loose powder, ball or shot and rammed into place. A wrapped paper or cloth cartridge may also be used.
a firearm that is load through the muzzle
A type of gun or rifle which is loaded from the end of the device.
A firearm design in which the ammunition and its propellant are loaded into the firearm from the front end. Sometimes called a black powder gun, after the type of propellant most commonly used. Some muzzle loaders are antiques, but there are many modern hunting firearms which are loaded in this manner.
Any gun which is loaded from the muzzle end, usually by means of a separate powder charge, with the bullet seated afterwards. Muzzle loaders can be, Matchlocks, Wheel Locks, Flintlocks, or Percussion fired. See Breech loader, above.