Definition of AK–47
: a Soviet-designed 7.62 mm (.30 cal.) gas-operated magazine-fed rifle for automatic or semiautomatic fire
Origin and Etymology of ak–47
Russian avtomat Kalashnikova 1947 Kalashnikov automatic rifle of 1947
First Known Use: 1962
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