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scimitar

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noun scim·i·tar \ˈsi-mə-tər, -ˌtär\

Simple Definition of scimitar

  • : a sword with a curved blade that was used in the past especially in the Middle East and western Asia

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of scimitar

  1. :  a saber having a curved blade with the edge on the convex side and used chiefly by Arabs and Turks

Origin and Etymology of scimitar

Italian scimitarra


First Known Use: 1562

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