follow Dictionary.com

Today's Word of the Day means...

Mauser

[mou-zer] /ˈmaʊ zər/
noun
1.
Peter Paul, 1838–1914, and his brother, Wilhelm, 1834–82, German inventors of firearms.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for p mauser

Mauser

/ˈmaʊzə/
noun trademark
1.
a high-velocity magazine rifle
2.
a type of automatic pistol
Word Origin
C19: named after P. P. von Mauser (1838–1914), German firearms inventor
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
Word Origin and History for p mauser
Mauser
1880, Ger. army rifle, introduced 1871, invented by brothers Peter Paul (1838-1914) and Wilhelm (1834-82) Mauser.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source

Word of The Day

Difficulty index for Mauser

Some English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for p

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends