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pa·rang

 (pä′răng′)
n.
A short, heavy, straight-edged knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia as a tool and weapon.

[Malay.]

parang

(ˈpɑːræŋ)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a short stout straight-edged knife used by the Dyaks of Borneo
[C19: from Malay]

pa•rang

(ˈpɑr ɑŋ)

n.
a large, heavy knife used as a tool or weapon in Malaysia and Indonesia.
[1850–55; < Malay]
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Noun1.parang - a stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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The savage headdress of the Dyaks, the long, narrow, decorated shields, the flashing blades of parang and kris sent a shudder through the girl, so close they seemed beneath the schooner's side.