Pronunciation: (yat'u-gan", -gun; Turk. yä"tä-gän'), [key]
a Turkish saber having a doubly curved blade, concave toward the hilt, and a hilt with a prominent pommel and no guard. Also,ataghan,yat'a•gan".
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