- a Russian-made automatic rifleSee also AK-47
Word Origin for Kalashnikov
Examples from the Web for kalashnikov
Contemporary Examples of kalashnikov
In one photo, Smith is on his knees, hands in the air, while a rebel points a Kalashnikov at his head.War Tourists Flock to Syria’s Front Lines
November 2, 2013
Massud Rajavi, the head of the MEK, greeted Arafat in Tehran with a Kalashnikov as a welcoming gift.Is Israel flirting with Iranian terrorists?
May 15, 2012
But two days later, Moutlak was trained and outfitted with his own Kalashnikov.
The next day, Busti came to visit the clinic, discarded Kalashnikov in hand.
For more than 40 years the Kalashnikov has been an indelible part of the life in war zones and unstable lands.The Story of Saddam's Gun Collection
October 28, 2010
Historical Examples of kalashnikov
Alena, the wife of the merchant Kalashnikov, now comes out of her house on her way to vespers, accompanied by a servant.The Russian Opera
Word Origin and History for kalashnikov
type of rifle or submachine gun made in the U.S.S.R., 1968, from Russian Kalashnikov, weapon developed in 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.