catan

noun
ca·​tan
variants: or cattan \ kəˈtän \
plural -s

Definition of catan

: a Japanese sword resembling a broad cutlass

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History and Etymology for catan

Spanish catán, from Japanese katana

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“Catan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/catan. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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