from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Any of a series of assault rifles of Soviet design, especially the AK-47.
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- proper n. a particular model of Russian assault rifle.
- proper n. A transliteration of a Russian surname.
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- n. a type of submachine gun made in Russia
After Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov (born 1919), Soviet arms engineer.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Named after its Russian designer Mikhail Kalashnikov, in Russian: Калашников (Kalášnikov) (Wiktionary)