variants or Arisaka rifle
plural -s
: any of a series of bolt-action rifles of about . 30 caliber that were standard issue to Japanese forces from about 1905 until 1945

Word History


after Colonel Nariaka Arisaka †1915 Japanese army officer & superintendent of Tokyo arsenal

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“Arisaka.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Apr. 2024.

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