puukko

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English[edit]

A puukko with birch handle and full-length fuller

Etymology[edit]

From Finnish puukko via immigrants to Canada and USA.

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puukko (plural puukkos or puukot)

  1. A type of sharp, pointed knife of Nordic heritage, with a short blade and flat back; normally worn in a sheath on the waist, and used for woodcrafts and as hunting knife.

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Finnish[edit]

(index pu)

Etymology[edit]

Derives from puu (tree, wood).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpuːkːo̞]
  • Hyphenation: puuk‧ko

Noun[edit]

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puukko

  1. A puukko.
  2. A hunting knife (utensil or tool).

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