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kris

[krees] /kris/
noun
1.
Also, kriss.
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kris

/krɪs/
noun
1.
a Malayan and Indonesian stabbing or slashing knife with a scalloped edge Also called crease, creese
Word Origin
C16: from Malay kris
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n.

short Malay dagger with a wavy blade, 1570s, said to be a Javanese word.

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