An agricultural implement consisting of a long, curving blade fastened at an angle to a handle, for cutting grass, grain, etc., by hand (Dictionary.com).
M.E. sythe, sithe, from O.E. sithe, sigdi "sickle;" cf. West Frisian seine "scythe," Du. zicht "sickle," Ger. Sense "scythe;" from PIE root *sek- "to cut."
Dahre "scythe," variant of dâs, → sickle; dialectal variants (Dari Yazd) dare, (Laki) dara "butcher's cleaver," (Gilân, Lâsgard, Sorxe) dâra, (Tabari) dahra, dâhra, darra.