mahseer

noun mah·seer
variants: or less commonly mahsir \ˈmäˌsi(ə)r\ or mahsur \-sə(r)\ or mahaseer or mahasir \məˈhäˌsi(ə)r\

Definition of mahseer

plural mahseer
:a large Indian freshwater cyprinid food and sport fish (Barbus mosal)

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Origin and Etymology of mahseer

Hindi mahāsir, probably from Sanskrit mahat big, great + śiras head


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