Sten

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noun \ˈsten\

Definition of Sten

  1. :  a light simple 9-millimeter British submachine gun

Origin and Etymology of sten

R. V. Shepherd, 20th century English army officer + H. J. Turpin, 20th century English civil servant + Enfield, English


First Known Use: 1942


sten-

combining form
variants: or

steno-

Definition of sten-

  1. :  close :  narrow :  little stenothermal

Origin and Etymology of sten-

Greek, from stenos

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