Definitions for yataghanˈyæt əˌgæn, -gən; Turk. ˌyɑ tɑˈgɑn

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

yat•a•ghanˈyæt əˌgæn, -gən; Turk. ˌyɑ tɑˈgɑn(n.)

or yat•a•gan ; also ataghan

  1. a Turkish saber having a doubly curved blade and a hilt with no guard.

    Category: Foreign Term

Origin of yataghan:

1810–20; < Turkish yatağan

Princeton's WordNet

  1. yataghan(noun)

    a long Turkish knife with a curved blade having a single edge


  1. yataghan(Noun)

    A type of sword used in Muslim countries from the mid-16th to late 19th centuries.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Yataghan(noun)

    a long knife, or short saber, common among Mohammedan nations, usually having a double curve, sometimes nearly straight


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