soorkee

noun soor·kee \ˈsu̇rkē\
variants: or

soorki

or

soorky

\ˈsu̇rkē\

Definition of soorkee

plural

soorkees

or

soorkis

or

soorkies

India

  1. :  brick pulverized and mixed with lime to form a mortar

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Origin and Etymology of soorkee

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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