kilij

[ kil-izh ]
/ ˈkɪl ɪʒ /

noun

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 centimeters) back from the point.

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Origin of kilij

From the Turkish word kiliç
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