- a curved dagger of Islamic countries.
Origin of khanjar
1675–85; earlier canjare, canjer (< Turkish hançer) < Persian khanjar
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A khanjar, or dagger, is placed on the ground, and the girl who is to undergo the ceremony puts a garland thereon.Castes and Tribes of Southern India