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  • n. A double-edged sword from India, used ceremonially in Sikhism.
  • n. A religious symbol of Sikhism, having the shape of three swords: a khanda, a chakram and two kirpans.

Etymologies

From Oriya  (khaṇḍā) and Punjabi  (khaṇḍā), from Prakrit  (khaṇḍa), of uncertain origin. (Wiktionary)

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