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kindjal

[ kin-jahl ]
/ ˈkɪn dʒɑl /
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noun
a double-edged knife of the Caucasus, having a broad blade with edges parallel for most of their length, terminating in a long, sharp point.
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Origin of kindjal

<Russian kinzhál, probably < a Turkic language of the Caucasus, ultimately <Persian khanjarkhanjar
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