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Mau·ser

 (mou′zər)
A trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol.
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Mauser

(ˈmaʊzə)
n
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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Noun1.Mauser - German arms manufacturer and inventor of a repeating rifle and pistol (1838-1914)
2.Mauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistolMauser - trademark for a repeating rifle or pistol
repeating firearm, repeater - a firearm that can fire several rounds without reloading
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