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scim·i·tar

 (sĭm′ĭ-tər, -tär′)
n.
A curved Asian sword with the edge on the convex side.

[French cimeterre and Italian scimitarra, both perhaps ultimately from Persian šamšēr (Modern Iranian Persian šamšīr), from Middle Persian šafšēr, šafšēr.]
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scimitar

(ˈsɪmɪtə) , rarely

simitar

,

scimetar

or

scimiter

n
(Arms & Armour (excluding Firearms)) an oriental sword with a curved blade broadening towards the point
[C16: from Old Italian scimitarra, probably from Persian shimshīr, of obscure origin]
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scim•i•tar

(ˈsɪm ɪ tər, -ˌtɑr)

or scim•i•ter

(-tər)

n.
a curved, single-edged sword of Oriental origin.
[1540–50; < Italian scimitarra]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scimitar - a curved oriental saberscimitar - a curved oriental saber; the edge is on the convex side of the blade
cavalry sword, saber, sabre - a stout sword with a curved blade and thick back
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Translations
šavleturecká šavle
sapeli
シミター

scimitar

[ˈsɪmɪtəʳ] Ncimitarra f
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scimitar

[ˈsɪmɪr] n (= sword) → cimeterre m
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scimitar

nKrummschwert nt
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scimitar

[ˈsɪmɪtəʳ] nscimitarra
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