mahseer

noun mah·seer \ˈmäˌsi(ə)r\\-sə(r)\\məˈhäˌsi(ə)r\
variants: less commonly

mahsir

\ˈmäˌsi(ə)r\ or

mahsur

\-sə(r)\ or

mahaseer

or

mahasir

\məˈhäˌsi(ə)r\

Definition of mahseer

plural

mahseer

  1. :  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 — more at cerebral


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