any of various assault rifles or submachine guns, originally of Soviet design, including, specif., the AK-47
Origin of Kalashnikovafter M. Kalashnikov (1919-2013), Soviet arms designer
Any of a series of assault rifles of Soviet design, especially the AK-47.
Origin of KalashnikovAfter Mikhail Timofeevich Kalashnikov, (born 1919), Soviet arms engineer.
- a particular model of Russian assault rifle.
- A transliteration of a Russian surname.
Named after its Russian designer Mikhail Kalashnikov, in Russian: ÐšÐ°Ð»Ð°ÑˆÐ½Ð¸ÐºÐ¾Ð² (KalÃ¡Å¡nikov)