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A trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol.
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1. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a high-velocity magazine rifle
2. (Firearms, Gunnery, Ordnance & Artillery) a type of automatic pistol
[C19: named after P. P. von Mauser (1838–1914), German firearms inventor]
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|Noun||1.||Mauser - German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)|
|2.||Mauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol|
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