Luger

Luger

[loo-ger]
Trademark.
a brand of automatic pistol of 9-millimeter caliber, made in Germany.
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Luger (ˈluːɡə)
 
n
trademark a German 9 mm calibre automatic pistol
 
[C20: named after George Luger (1849--1923), German gun designer]

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Luger
1904, from Georg Luger, Ger. firearms expert.
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