[mou-zer] /ˈmaʊ zər/
Peter Paul, 1838–1914, and his brother, Wilhelm, 1834–82, German inventors of firearms.
a high-velocity magazine rifle
a type of automatic pistol
1880, German army rifle, introduced 1871, invented by brothers Peter Paul (1838-1914) and Wilhelm (1834-1882) Mauser.
[maw-suh-lee-uh m, -zuh-] /ˌmɔ səˈli əm, -zə-/ noun, plural mausoleums, mausolea [maw-suh-lee-uh, -zuh-] /ˌmɔ səˈli ə, -zə-/ (Show IPA) 1. a stately and magnificent tomb. 2. a burial place for the bodies or remains of many individuals, often of a single family, usually in the form of a small building. 3. a large, gloomy, depressing […]
- Mauvaise foi
/movɛz fwa/ noun 1. (in the philosophy of Sartre) the expression usually rendered as bad faith See bad faith (sense 2)
- Mauvais pas
/ˈməʊvɛ ˈpɑː/ noun (pl) mauvais pas (-ˈpɑː; -ˈpɑːz) 1. (mountaineering) a place that presents a particular difficulty on a climb or walk
[mohv] /moʊv/ noun 1. a pale bluish purple. 2. a purple dye obtained from aniline, discovered in 1856: the first of the coal-tar dyes. adjective 3. of the color of mauve: a mauve dress. /məʊv/ noun 1. 2. Also called Perkin’s mauve, mauveine (ˈməʊviːn; -vɪn). a reddish-purple aniline dye n. purple dye, 1859, from French […]