Scimiter


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Related to Scimiter: scimitar

Scim´i`ter


n.1.A saber with a much curved blade having the edge on the convex side, - in use among Mohammedans, esp., the Arabs and persians.
2.A long-handled billhook. See Billhook.
Scimiter pods
(Bot.) the immense curved woody pods of a leguminous woody climbing plant (Entada scandens) growing in tropical India and America. They contain hard round flattish seeds two inches in diameter, which are made into boxes.