variants or soorki or soorky
plural soorkees or soorkis or soorkies
: brick pulverized and mixed with lime to form a mortar

Word History


Hindi surḵẖī, from Persian surkhī, literally, redness, from surkh red, from Middle Persian sukhr; akin to Avestan suXra- bright, Sanskrit śukra

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“Soorkee.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Feb. 2024.

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