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puri

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noun pu·ri \ˈpu̇r-ē\

Definition of puri

plural

puri

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puris

  1. :  a puffy fried wheat cake of India



Origin and Etymology of puri

Hindi & Urdu pūrī, from Sanskrit pūra


First Known Use: 1839


Puri

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geographical name Pu·ri \ˈpu̇r-ē\

Definition of Puri

  1. city E India in SE Orissa on Bay of Bengal pop 157,610




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