Pedersen device

noun
Pe·​der·​sen device | \ ˈpēdə(r)sən- \

Definition of Pedersen device

: a device consisting of a special bolt and magazine for converting a slightly modified version of the bolt action Springfield rifle into a semiautomatic firearm

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History and Etymology for Pedersen device

after J. D. Pedersen, 20th century American inventor

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“Pedersen device.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Pedersen%20device. Accessed 23 Sep. 2021.

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