ataghan


Also found in: Thesaurus.

at·a·ghan

 (ăt′ə-găn′, -gən)
n.
Variant of yataghan.

ataghan

(ˈætəˌɡæn)
n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a variant of yataghan

yat•a•ghan

or yat•a•gan

(ˈyæt əˌgæn, -gən; Turk. ˌyɑ tɑˈgɑn)

also ataghan



n.
a Turkish saber having a doubly curved blade and a hilt with no guard.
[1810–20; < Turkish yatağan]