shikar

noun
shi·​kar | \ shə̇ˈkär \
plural -s

Definition of shikar

 (Entry 1 of 2)

India

shikar

verb
\ " \
shikarred; shikarred; shikarring; shikars

Definition of shikar (Entry 2 of 2)

intransitive verb

India : to hunt game

transitive verb

India : to hunt (animals) for sport

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History and Etymology for shikar

Noun

Hindi śikār, from Persian shikār, Middle Persian shkār

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“Shikar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shikar. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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