tulwar

noun

tul·​war
variants or less commonly tulwaur
¦təl¦wär
plural -s
: a curved saber or scimitar used in the Orient and especially in northern India

Word History

Etymology

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 17 Jun. 2024.

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