how to pronounce scimitar


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scimitar is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of scimitar in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… out his scimitar and punished the two …”

meanings of scimitar


  1. A long-handled billhook.
  2. A sword of Persian origin that features a curved blade.


  1. To strike or slice with, or as if with, a scimitar.

scimitar frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word scimitar occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

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