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Luger

[loo-ger]
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Trademark.
  1. a brand of automatic pistol of 9-millimeter caliber, made in Germany.
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Luger

noun
  1. trademark a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol
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Word Origin

C20: named after George Luger (1849–1923), German gun designer
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Word Origin and History for luger

Luger

n.

type of German automatic pistol, 1904, from Georg Luger (1849-1923), Austrian-born firearms expert.

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