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Uzi

[oo-zee] /ˈu zi/
noun, plural Uzis.
1.
a compact 9mm submachine gun of Israeli design.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; after Uzi(el Gal), Israeli army officer who designed it
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British Dictionary definitions for Uzi

Uzi

/ˈuːzɪ/
noun
1.
a sub-machine gun of Israeli design
Word Origin
C20: after Uziel Gal, the Israeli army officer who designed it
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Word Origin and History for Uzi

1959, trademark name for Israeli-made submachine gun, developed by Usiel Gal (1923–2002), and manufactured by IMI.

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