jambiya

[jam-bee-yuh]

noun

an Arabian knife having a curved, double-edged blade, usually with a central rib.

Nearby words

  1. jamalpur,
  2. jamb,
  3. jambalaya,
  4. jambeau,
  5. jambi,
  6. jambo,
  7. jambol,
  8. jamboree,
  9. jambos,
  10. jambstone

Origin of jambiya

From the Arabic word janbīyah

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