kilij

[kil-izh]
noun
  1. a Turkish saber with a crescent-shaped blade, sharp on the entire convex edge and sharp on the opposite edge for about 8 inches (20 cm) back from the point.

Origin of kilij

From the Turkish word kiliç
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