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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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Harker evidently meant to try the matter, for he had ready his great Kukri knife and made a fierce and sudden cut at him.
The Tundra Trekker, designed by Leo Espinoza, has the heavy balance blade and general shape of TOPS Knives' standard kukris. However it is thinner and lighter than traditional ones.
Kartick Satyanarayan, Co-founder of Wildlife SOS, said, "Kukris are non-venomous snakes, but are often mistaken for the highly venomous common krait which it closely resembles.
The Gurkha badge is two crossed kukris - the fearsome knife they carry into battle.
The granite memorial, with the crossed kukris symbol of the Brigade of Gurkhas, will be unveiled on Sunday, April 26 at Riversley Park.
"We have gotten handicrafts and Gorkha "Kukris" (traditional knives) from Bhandar.
CAR SHOW: A Vintage and Classic Car Show is being held at Cargo Fleet, alongside arts and crafts stalls CONCERT: Sherwoods MD Alasdair MacConachie with Lt Col Keith Ryding and the famous kukris - symbol of the Gurkha Regiment
Which soldiers in the British Army carry weapons called kukris? Eddie Murphy - see Question 8
Eddie Murphy - see Question 8 weapons called kukris?
This line includes Snider Enfield rifles, Martini Henry rifles, Brown Bess muskets, Gurkha Kukris and accessories.
Dozens of Gurkhas and their supporters celebrated outside the court following the ruling on Tuesday, and waved the regiment's green flag, which bears two kukris, the traditional Nepalese curved knife.
It is said that during the Falklands war, some Argentine forces surrendered after the army dropped leaflets with pictures of Gurkhas sharpening kukris.