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noun (1)

variants or less commonly ulo
plural -s
: a knife that is traditionally used by women of various indigenous arctic and subarctic peoples (such as the Inuit) and that resembles a food chopper with a crescent-shaped blade


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noun (2)

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

Word History


Noun (1)


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 28 Nov. 2023.

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