Kukri meaning

ko͝okrē
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A curved Nepalese knife used especially by Gurkha fighters.
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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.
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A long, curved knife used as a weapon by the Gurkhas of Nepal.
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Origin of kukri

  • Nepali khukurī probably via Hindi khukhrī

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

  • From Nepali खुकुरी (khukurī).

    From Wiktionary