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n. pl. kuk·ris
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.

[Nepali khukurī, probably via Hindi khukhrī.]
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n, pl -ris
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) a knife with a curved blade that broadens towards the point, esp as used by Gurkhas
[from Hindi]
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