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Molotov

name taken by Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Skriabin (1890-1986), Soviet minister of foreign affairs 1939-1949, from Russian molot "hammer," cognate with Latin malleus, from PIE root *mele- "to crush, grind." Molotov cocktail "glass bottle filled with flammable liquid and a means of ignition" (1940) is a term from Russo-Finnish War (used and satirically named by the Finns).

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Definitions of Molotov

Molotov (n.)
Soviet statesman (1890-1986);
Synonyms: Vyacheslav Mikhailovich Molotov
Molotov (n.)
a city in the European part of Russia;
Synonyms: Perm
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