Hara-kiri

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Hara-kiri

suicide, by slashing the abdomen, formerly practiced in japan, and commanded by the government in the cases of disgraced officials; disembowelment; also written, but incorrectly, hari-kari.

Origin: Jap, stomach cutting.

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