kuttar

noun kut·tar \kəˈtär\

Definition of kuttar

plural

-s

  1. :  a short dagger used in India with a handle consisting of two parallel bars joined by a crosspiece that is gripped with the hand

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Origin and Etymology of kuttar

Hindi kaṭār, from Sanskrit (probably Prakrit) kaṭṭāra, from Sanskrit kartati he cuts — more at shear


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