syce

noun
\ ˈsīs How to pronounce syce (audio) \

Definition of syce

: an attendant (such as a groom) especially in India

First Known Use of syce

1653, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for syce

Hindi & Urdu sāīs, from Arabic sā'is

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“Syce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syce. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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