a long, curved knife used as a weapon by the Gurkhas of Nepal
Origin of kukriHindi
A large knife with a somewhat sickle-shaped blade that is broader near its point than near the hilt, used especially by Gurkha soldiers as a weapon and cutting tool.
Origin of kukriNepali khukurī probably via Hindi khukhrī
From Nepali खुकुरी (khukurī).