Definition of Parang

1. Noun. A stout straight knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia.

Generic synonyms: Knife



Definition of Parang

1. Noun. A short, heavy, straight-edged knife used in Malaysia and Indonesia as a tool and weapon. ¹

2. Noun. A style of music originating from Trinidad and Tobago. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Parang

1. a heavy knife [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parang

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parang (current term)
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paranitraniline reds
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Literary usage of Parang

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1. The Cruise of the Marchesa to Kamschatka & New Guinea: with notices of by Francis Henry Hill Guillemard (1889)
"The country round parang, though perhaps not so pretty as the neighbourhood of ... parang, however, did not appear to be a good place for the naturalist, ..."

2. The Uncivilized Races of Men in All Countries of the World: Being a by John George Wood (1883)
"The parang-latok is more a Malayan than a Dyak weapon, but it is in favor with the ... This îs a smaller, shorter, and lighter weapon than the parang-latok. ..."

3. Travels in the Himalayan Provinces of Hindustan and the Panjab; in Ladakh by William Moorcroft, George Trebeck (1841)
"... reri Lake—parang La Rivulet and Pass—a Horse lost — Country improved—River of Losar—Report of an English Traveller—Halt at Rerik—Captain Mercer on his ..."

4. Western Himalaya and Tibet: A Narrative of a Journey Through the Mountains by Thomas Thomson (1852)
"... 14000 feet— Vegetation of mountains—Rocky gorge—Encampment at 17000 feet—parang Pass—Snow-bed and glacier—First plants at 16500 feet—parang valley—Gorge ..."

5. Introductory Essay to the Flora Indica: Including Preliminary Observations by Joseph Dalton Hooker, Thomas Thomson (1855)
"PITI and parang.—Of these two valleys, that of the Piti river is entered from ... The parang Pass, over the range dividing the parang from the Piti rivers, ..."

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