[ kin-jahl ]
/ ˈkɪn dʒɑl /


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.

Origin of kindjal

< Russian kinzhál, probably < a Turkic language of the Caucasus, ultimately < Persian khanjar khanjar Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019