A sword of Middle Eastern origin that features a curved blade.

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  • Scimitar — ist ein orientalischer Säbel, siehe Scimitar (Waffe) der medizinische Name einer seltenen, auch „Türkischer Säbel“ genannten Form der Lungenvenenfehlmündung, siehe dazu Lungenvenenfehlmündung#Das Scimitar Syndrom die überlieferte Bezeichnung… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • scimitar — 1540s, from M.Fr. cimeterre (15c.) or It. scimitarra, of uncertain origin. Turkish would be the expected source, but no such word has been found there. Perhaps from Pers. shimshir (pronounced shamsher, Cf. Gk. sampsera a barbarian sword, from… …   Etymology dictionary

  • scimitar — ► NOUN ▪ a short sword with a curved blade that broadens towards the point, used originally in Eastern countries. ORIGIN French cimeterre or Italian scimitarra …   English terms dictionary

  • scimitar — [sim′ə tər, sim′ətär΄] n. [It scimitarra < Pers shimshir] a short, curved sword with an edge on the convex side, used chiefly by Turks and Arabs …   English World dictionary

  • Scimitar — This article is about the sword. For other uses, see Scimitar (disambiguation). Saif redirects here. For other uses, see Saif (disambiguation). Scimitar A typical 19th century Saif …   Wikipedia

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  • scimitar — UK [ˈsɪmɪtə(r)] / US [ˈsɪmɪtər] noun [countable] Word forms scimitar : singular scimitar plural scimitars an Arab or Turkish sword with a curved blade that becomes wider near the point …   English dictionary

  • Scimitar — Scimiter Scim i*ter, Scimitar Scim i*tar, n. [F. cimeterre, cf. It. scimitarra, Sp. cimitarra; fr. Biscayan cimetarra with a sharp edge; or corrupted from Per. shimsh[=i]r.] 1. A saber with a much curved blade having the edge on the convex side,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scimitar — [[t]sɪ̱mɪtə(r)[/t]] scimitars N COUNT A scimitar is a sword with a curved blade that was used in former times in some Eastern countries …   English dictionary

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