Origin of Molotov cocktail
British Dictionary definitions for molotov cocktail
Word Origin for Molotov cocktail
Cultural definitions for molotov cocktail
An incendiary bomb made from a breakable container, such as a bottle, filled with flammable liquid and provided with a rag wick. Used by the Soviets against the invading German armies in World War II, these bombs were nicknamed after V. M. Molotov, a foreign minister of the Soviet Union at that time.