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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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.