bheesty

noun

bhees·​ty ˈbē-stē How to pronounce bheesty (audio)
variants or bheestie
ˈbē-stē
or bhisti
ˈbē-stē
plural bheesties or bhistis
India
: a water carrier especially of a household or a regiment

Word History

Etymology

Hindi bhīstī, from Persian bihishtī heavenly one

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“Bheesty.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bheesty. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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