from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A long, broad, leaf-shaped knife used as both a weapon and tool by the Moros of the Philippines.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cutting weapon similar to a cleaver, with a thick back and thin razorlike edge, used by the Moros of the Philippine Islands.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A large, broad-bladed knife or cleaver used by the Moros of the southern Philippine Islands.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a knife resembling a cleaver; used in the Philippines
Maranao (Austronesian language of the southern Philippines); akin to Malay parang, parang.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)