parang

[pahr-ahng]
noun
a large, heavy knife used as a tool or a weapon in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Origin:
1850–55; < Malay

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parang (ˈpɑːræŋ)
 
n
a short stout straight-edged knife used by the Dyaks of Borneo
 
[C19: from Malay]

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The headhunting necessitated being able to draw the parang quickly.
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