Definition of ulu in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈuːluː

noun (plural ulus)

  • An Eskimo woman’s short-handled knife with a broad crescent-shaped blade.
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    • Stone tools tend to be polished slate rather than chipped stone, and include lanceolate knives, projectile heads, and the ulu transverse-bladed knife.
    • Converting the tool back-and-forth from an ulu to a hatchet is merely a matter of spreading the locking Zytel handles and reversing them.
    • Buy an ulu knife to use in your kitchen back home.



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