Mauser

[ mou-zer ]
/ ˈmaʊ zər /

noun

Peter Paul, 1838–1914, and his brother, Wilhelm, 1834–82, German inventors of firearms.

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British Dictionary definitions for Mauser

Mauser
/ (ˈmaʊzə) /

noun trademark

a high-velocity magazine rifle
a type of automatic pistol

Word Origin for Mauser

C19: named after P. P. von Mauser (1838–1914), German firearms inventor
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