yataghan

noun
yat·a·ghan | \ ˈya-tə-ˌgan , ˈya-ti-gən \

Definition of yataghan 

: a long knife or short saber that lacks a guard for the hand at the juncture of blade and hilt and that usually has a double curve to the edge and a nearly straight back

First Known Use of yataghan

1815, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for yataghan

Turkish yatağan

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