noun nun·cha·ku \ˈnən-ˌchək, ˌnən-ˈchä-kü\
plural nun·cha·kus or nunchaku

Definition of NUNCHAKU

:  a weapon that consists of two hardwood sticks joined at their ends by a short length of rawhide, cord, or chain

Origin of NUNCHAKU

Japanese dialect (Okinawa)
First Known Use: 1970


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