Zanmato may refer to:
Zanbato (horse cutting sword). Properly called a Zanbatō, it is a weapon supposedly made to cut down a horse and its rider in one swing. It is actually adopted from the Chinese Zhanmadao. The word 'ma' can both mean horse and demon depending on pronunciation.The name Zanmato (demon-cutting sword) is a pun based on
"魔刀" (Ma-gatana) means "Magic Sword". But "魔" (Ma) alone means "demon" or "evil spirit"(equivalent to "Oni") and "刀" (Katana) alone means "sword"(equivalent to "Ken").