Browning automatic rifle


Brow·​ning automatic rifle ˈbrau̇-niŋ- How to pronounce Browning automatic rifle (audio)
: a .30 caliber gas-operated air-cooled magazine-fed automatic rifle often provided with a rest for the barrel

Word History


John M. Browning †1926 American designer of firearms

First Known Use

1905, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Browning automatic rifle was in 1905

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“Browning automatic rifle.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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