Arisaka

noun
Ari·​sa·​ka
variants: or Arisaka rifle \ ¦arə¦säkə , ¦är-​ \
plural -s

Definition of Arisaka

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

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History and Etymology for Arisaka

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

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“Arisaka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Arisaka. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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