Jezail definition

jə-zīl, -zāl
A long-barreled musket with a curved stock, formerly used in Afghanistan and nearby regions of Central and South Asia.
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Noun

Singular:
jezail
Plural:
jezails

Origin of jezail

  • Persian jazā’il, jazā’ir probably from Arabic jazā’il pl. of jazīl large (perhaps in reference to the long barrel and typically large bore)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition