\\ˌāˌkāˌ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ ˈ ̷ ̷  ̷ ̷ \ noun (-s)
Usage: usually capitalized A&K
Etymology: Russian automat Kalashnikova 1947 Kalashnikov automatic rifle of 1947
: a Soviet-designed 7.62 mm (.30 cal.) gas-operated magazine-fed rifle for automatic or semiautomatic fire

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Automatic Kalashnikov 47, a type of sub-machine gun

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n. a type of assault rifle, originally manufactured in the Soviet Union
acronym for Russian Avtomat Kalashnikova 1947, the designation of the original model, designed in 1947 by Mikhail T. Kalashnikov (b. 1919)

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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