Shuriken meaning

A dart or throwing blade, sometimes with multiple points, used as a weapon by ninja (samurai).
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Origin of shuriken

  • From Japanese 手裏剣 (しゅりけん shuriken), from Middle Chinese 手 (ʃúw "hand") + 裏 ( "inside") + 劍 (kjæ̀m "sword").

    From Wiktionary