a type of Turkish short saber with a double-curved blade and a handle without a guard
Origin of yataghanTurkish yata?an
also yat·a·gan or at·a·ghan
A Turkish sword or scimitar having a double-curved blade and an eared pommel, but lacking a handle guard.
Origin of yataghanOttoman Turkish yatağan curved, yataghan from yatmaq to lie flat, incline, slant (modern Turkish yatmak ) from Old Turkic yatmaq to lie down
- A type of sword used in Muslim countries from the mid-16th to late 19th centuries.