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ulu Syllabification: u·lu
Pronunciation: /ˈo͞olo͞o/

Definition of ulu in English:

noun (plural ulus)

A short-handled knife with a broad crescent-shaped blade, used by Eskimo women.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Origin

Inuit.

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