Uzi

Uzi

[oo-zee]
noun, plural Uzis.
a compact 9mm submachine gun of Israeli design.

Origin:
1955–60; after Uzi(el Gal), Israeli army officer who designed it

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Uzi (ˈuːzɪ)
 
n
a sub-machine gun of Israeli design
 
[C20: after Uziel Gal, the Israeli army officer who designed it]

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Uzi
1959, trademark name for Israeli-made submachine gun, developed by Usiel Gal, and manufactured by IMI.
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