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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Any of various compact submachine guns having a caliber of 9 millimeters, originally designed in Israel in the 1950s.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a type of submachine gun that is designed and manufactured in Israel

Etymologies

After Uzi el-Gal, 20th-century Israeli army officer and weapons designer.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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