Uzi

[ oo-zee ]
/ ˈu zi /

noun, plural U·zis.

a compact 9mm submachine gun of Israeli design.

Origin of Uzi

1955–60; after Uzi(el Gal), Israeli army officer who designed it
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Uzi
/ (ˈuːzɪ) /

noun

a sub-machine gun of Israeli design

Word Origin for Uzi

C20: after Uziel Gal, the Israeli army officer who designed it
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