: a Malay or Indonesian dagger with a ridged serpentine blade
Examples of kris in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebRaya carries a sword inspired by the Indonesian kris.
NBC News, 3 Mar. 2021 During the sultan’s time, Pesarean was famous for the manufacture of Javanese daggers, known as kris.
Larry C. Price, National Geographic, 31 May 2016
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