ulu

noun (1)
\ ˈüˌlü \
variants: or less commonly ulo \ -​ˌlō \
plural -s

Definition of ulu

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: an Eskimo woman's knife resembling a food chopper with a crescent-shaped blade

ulu

noun (2)
\ ˈüˌlü \
plural -s

Definition of ulu (Entry 2 of 2)

: an Indian grass (Imperata arundinacea) used for forage and pasture

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History and Etymology for ulu

Noun (1)

Inupik

Noun (2)

probably from Bengali, ulla grass

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“Ulu.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ulu. Accessed 13 Jun. 2021.

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