Como dizer "Garrafão de gasolina" em inglês

Jerry can

"Panic buying of petrol after cabinet office minister Francis Maude advised people to fill up jerry cans to beat the looming fuel strike boosted retail sales across the economy last month, official figures reveal."

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Thomas 7 60 290
During World War II, the Americans often called the Germans "Jerries" or "Gerries". In North Africa the Americans discovered a very unique, distinctive can used by the Germans to transport gasoline. The cans were quickly copied and are still in use throughout the world.

Go to this link to see photos of jerry cans:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jerrycan