a curved Persian saber having one edge on the convex side.
From the Persian word shamshīr, dating back to 1625–35. See scimitar
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How to use shamshir in a sentence
There is the curved shamshir, or scimitar, with a cross hilt.At the Court of the Amr | John Alfred Gray