Garand rifle

noun

Ga·​rand rifle gə-ˈrand- How to pronounce Garand rifle (audio)
ˈger-ənd-,
ˈga-rənd-

Word History

Etymology

after John C. garand, its designer

First Known Use

1931, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Garand rifle was in 1931

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“Garand rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Garand%20rifle. Accessed 24 Feb. 2024.

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