[ wik-ee wep-uhn ]
/ ˈwɪk i ˌwɛp ən /
a firearm created using a 3D printer, from a design downloaded from the internet: The technology behind the wiki weapon raises some important social, legal, and economic questions.
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Origin of wiki weapon
Coined in 2012 by Cody Wilson (born 1988), American gun rights activist
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