noun (plural kukris)
A curved knife broadening towards the point, used by Gurkhas.
- He was about to cut his finger on the kukri he kept on his desk for the blood needed in the spell when he noticed something.
- The kukri is a traditional Nepalese large knife, which is carried by Gurkha soldiers.
- On her ankle was a slight bulge where she kept a kukri hidden.
Early 19th century: from Nepali khukuri.
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