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A short, heavy, straight-edged knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia as a tool and weapon.
(Anthropology & Ethnology) a short stout straight-edged knife used by the Dyaks of Borneo
[C19: from Malay]
a large, heavy knife used as a tool or weapon in Malaysia and Indonesia.
[1850–55; < Malay]