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Kalashnikov (n.)

type of rifle or submachine gun, 1968, from Russian Kalashnikov, name of a weapon developed in the Soviet Union c. 1946 and named for Mikhail Kalashnikov, gun designer and part of the team that built it. In AK-47, the AK stands for Avtomat Kalashnikov.

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Definitions of Kalashnikov

Kalashnikov (n.)
a type of submachine gun made in Russia;
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