[ 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
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