parang

noun
pa·​rang | \ ˈpär-ˌaŋ How to pronounce parang (audio) \

Definition of parang

: a short sword, cleaver, or machete common in Malaysia and Indonesia

First Known Use of parang

1820, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for parang

Malay

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