desi

adjective
de·​si | \ ˈdāsē, ˈdesē \

Definition of desi

 (Entry 1 of 2)

India
: indigenous desi fowl desi goat

desi

noun
\ " \
variants: or less commonly daisee \ ˈdāsē \ or daisee jute
plural -s

Definition of desi (Entry 2 of 2)

: an Indian jute obtained from tossa jute

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History and Etymology for desi

Adjective

Bengali desī, from Sanskrit deśīya, from deśa point, country, district, from diśati he points out

Noun

Bengali desī indigenous

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“Desi.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/desi. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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