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khanda

[kahn-duh] /ˈkɑn də/
noun
1.
an Indian sword, having a broad, usually single-edged blade and a disklike pommel with a point.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Indo-Aryan; compare Hindi khā̃ṛa, Punjabi khaṇḍā sword, Assamese khāṇḍa heavy knife (Prakrit khaṁḍa-)
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khanda

/ˈkʌːndə/
noun
1.
a double-edged sword that appears as the emblem on the Sikh flag and is used in the Amrit ceremony to stir the amrit
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