khanjar

[ kahn-jahr ]
/ ˈkɑn dʒɑr /
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noun

a curved dagger of Islamic countries.

Nearby words

  1. khanbalik,
  2. khanda,
  3. khanga,
  4. khania,
  5. khaniá,
  6. khanka,
  7. khansamah,
  8. khanty,
  9. khapra beetle,
  10. kharif

Origin of khanjar

1675–85; earlier canjare, canjer (< Turkish hançer) < Persian khanjar

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