Definition of talwar in English:

talwar

Line breaks: tal¦war
Pronunciation: /tʌlˈwɑː/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

(also tulwar)

noun

Indian
  • A sword, especially a type of sabre: the crowd poked at me with sticks and sheathed talwars

Origin

early 19th century: Hindi talvār from Sanskrit taravāri.

More definitions of talwar

Definition of talwar in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day maelstrom
Pronunciation: ˈmālˌsträm
noun
a powerful whirlpool in the sea