Simple Definition of scimitar
: a sword with a curved blade that was used in the past especially in the Middle East and western Asia
Full Definition of scimitar
: a saber having a curved blade with the edge on the convex side and used chiefly by Arabs and Turks
Origin of scimitar
First Known Use: 1562
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