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Mauser

[mou-zer] /ˈmaʊ zər/
noun
1.
Peter Paul, 1838–1914, and his brother, Wilhelm, 1834–82, German inventors of firearms.
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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
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Word Origin and History for p. p. mauser

Mauser

1880, German army rifle, introduced 1871, invented by brothers Peter Paul (1838-1914) and Wilhelm (1834-1882) Mauser.

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