tulwar

noun
tul·​war
variants: or less commonly tulwaur \ ¦təl¦wär \
plural -s

Definition of tulwar

: a curved saber or scimitar used in the Orient and especially in northern India

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History and Etymology for tulwar

Hindi talwār, tarwār, from Sanskrit taravāri

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“Tulwar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tulwar. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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