Definition of badelaire in English:

badelaire

noun

historical
  • A short cutting sword or dagger with a broad, slightly curving blade.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From French badelaire, baudelaire, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation

badelaire

/ˈbad(ə)lɛː//ˈbadəlɛː/