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AK-47

(ā′kā′fôr′tē-sĕv′ən)
n.
A clip-fed, gas-operated assault rifle of Soviet design having a caliber of 7.62 millimeters and used throughout the world by armed forces and paramilitary organizations.

[Russian A(vtomat) K(alashnikova), automatic gun of Kalashnikov, after Viktor Timofeevich Kalashnikov (1919-2013), Soviet arms engineer.]

AK-47

n
(Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of Kalashnikov assault rifle
[C20: from A(utomat) K(alashnikov)]

AK-47

(ˈeɪˈkeɪˌfɔr tiˈsɛv ən)
n., pl. AK-47's.
a kalashnikov assault rifle first made in 1947.
[1965–70; < Russian]
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